Funding secured for Nepal highway connection, cost north of $250 millionStaff Writer | October 16, 2018
A funding package has been secured that will help pay for a key road project in Nepal.
Asia At present the route has just one lane in either direction
At present the route has just one lane in either direction but the upgrade will see the route being widened in a bid to boost capacity and safety, with two lanes in either direction.
The project is being managed by the Nepalese Government, which will provide the remaining $76.4 million required for the work, which is intended to cut congestion on the route. Construction is due to start in early 2019 and should take until 2022 to complete. ■