Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has laid the foundation stones of 21 major road projects in Madhya Pradesh involving ₹10, 732 crore investment. The projects include four-lane road widening of Dewas-Ujjain block, Balwara-Dhanganv (with the construction of a bridge on Narmada River), Dhangaon-Borgaon block, Rewa-Bela block, Sagar-Mohari block, Bamidha-Khajrao along with four-lane road widening of remaining part of Nauradehi Sanctuary, Machaliya Ghat, Madhav National Park, and construction of two-lane with paved shoulder on Ujjain-Jhalawar block and Satna-Maihar block. He also laid the foundation stone of a two-km long flyover from Bhopal Square to Indira Gandhi Square and construction of a 104 km-long Atar Ghat – Sabalgarh Tentra – Dhovani (Govardhan) – Mohana Road along with strengthening of total 244 km-long eight road project costing ₹145 crore.
The Union Minister signed an MOU with the state government to develop a multi-modal logistic hub in Indore's Betma tehsil. For the project, 150 acres of land has been made available. A similar amount of land will be acquired to meet the future demands while the proposed multi-mode logistic hub will be connected with rail transport.
He also supervised the under-construction 8-lane Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway in Ratlam. The ₹8,437 crore project, which will pass through Mandsaur (over 102km), Ratlam (90km), and Jhabua (52km), and covers a total distance of nearly 245-km in Madhya Pradesh, is scheduled for completion in November next year.