Shobha Karandlaje lays Foundation Stone for Overpass at Santhekatte Junction on NH 66
Udupi: Shobha Karandlaje Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and Member of Parliament from Udupi-Chikkamagaluru, laid the foundation stone for building an overpass at Santhekatte Junction on the National Highway 66 in Udupi at an estimated cost of Rs 21.26 crore on January 12.
Speaking on the occasion she said, “More than 4,500 vehicles pass through Santhekatte Junction daily. People have been demanding an overpass at the junction to ease traffic congestion. The project will be completed at the earliest”.
She further said, “An overpass will also be built at Ambalpady Junction on the same highway at an estimated cost of Rs 22 crore”.
She instructed the NHAI officials to have three shifts daily and complete the project at the earliest.
Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat, Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M, SP Akshay H Machindra, CMC President Sumithra Nayak and others were present.