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Date: 04/10/2022

Chennai Port to Maduravoyal corridor project to be completed by December 2024
 
In a series of tweets, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Mr Nitin Gadkari, said that as a part of working towards providing seamless multimodal connectivity in New India, the Chennai Port to Maduravoyal corridor project in Tamil Nadu is being developed at an estimated cost of Rs 5,800 crore.
 
The Minister said the proposed elevated stretch of 20.5 km will be developed in 4 sections and will start inside Chennai Port and end after the Maduravoyal interchange.
 
He said the project will be completed by December 2024 and will serve as a dedicated freight corridor for Chennai-bound port traffic and increase the handling capacity of the port by 48%, subsequently reducing the waiting time at the port by 6 hours, said a release.
 
Source: Exim News Service: New Delhi, Oct. 3