Raxaul Haldia Expressway Project Details and Update

The Raxaul Haldia Expressway, proposed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), is a greenfield project aiming to connect Raxaul in Bihar’s East Champaran district with Haldia Port in West Bengal. This 4/6 lane access-controlled highway, part of the Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) Phase 2, seeks to enhance freight movement efficiency and promote exports from Nepal, Bihar, and Jharkhand.

The expressway, estimated to cost Rs. 54,000 crore, is anticipated to be completed and inaugurated in 2028. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the project has not been made available online, but NHAI received 13 bids for its preparation in June 2021, with a deadline of 300 days.

Here are some key details regarding the Raxaul Haldia Expressway:

Total Estimated Cost Rs. 54,000 crore (Indian Rupees)
Project Length 695 kilometers
Lanes 4/6
Right of Way (RoW) Not specified
Current Status Detailed Design
Land Acquisition Requirement Not specified
Expected Deadline Not specified
Owner/Agency National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
Project Model Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC)

Route Map of Raxaul Haldia Expressway

The expressway’s alignment will traverse diagonally through Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, passing by Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Asansol-Durgapur in West Bengal. A detailed route map, encompassing village and district information, will be made available in the official PDF route map.

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Raxaul Haldia Expressway
Raxaul Haldia Expressway

Current Status

Currently, the DPR and detailed design are under preparation for different sections of the expressway, while the land acquisition process has not commenced.

Tenders, Package & Contractor Details

Further updates regarding tender notices and contractors for the construction will be provided when available.

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