Muzaffarnagar, Rs. 66 crore has been released by the Uttar Pradesh government for the expansion of the Ganga Canal road to double lane.
"The 108 km-long Ganga canal road would be expanded to double lane fom the existing single lane", said executive engineer of PWD Department Dharam Prakash.
He added, "funds to the tune of Rs 165 crore have been sanctioned for the project. The road connects Uttarakhand and Muradnagar in the state".
The project would facilitate easy passage of the Kawad pilgrims and reduce the traffic burden on Delhi-Haridwar National Highway, will be completed in 2017 and the construction work has been started.