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Chief Minister Inaugurated the State's First Full Height Four Lane Railway Underbridge
- 25 Mar 2023
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On 24 March 2023, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated the state's first full height four-lane railway under a bridge built on the level crossing located on the Raipur-Vizianagaram branch railway route from Raipur to Bilaspur.
- Inaugurated on Raipur-Bilaspur highway, it is the first full height four lane railway underbridge of the state, which has been prepared by the Chhattisgarh Public Works Department at a cost of Rs 28.11 crore.
- With the construction of this full height four lane railway under the bridge, the population of about 5 lakhs of Raipur urban area will get the benefit of smooth traffic.
- Raipur to Bilaspur route Raipur-Vizianagaram branch railway level crossing on Raipur-Vizianagaram branch railway gate was repeatedly closed due to passing of train and traffic was blocked. Keeping in mind the public aspiration, the approval of this important project of the state government was given in the year 2017. The total length of this bridge is 336.96 metres.