HOJAI:A boomtime for road overbridge awaits Assam. Courtesy Northeast Frontier Railway. Railway minister of state Rajen Gohain laid the foundation stone of the first roadover bridge in Hojai and Lanka at a function here on Monday.
In his speech, Gohain said the ₹45 crore bridge would help Lanka and Hojai ease traffic congestion which has been a huge problem in the entire area.
Gohain announced that NF Railway was fully prepared to bear 50% expenditure for 48 such bridges across the state jointly with the government.
Hojai MLA Shiladitya Deb, Rupak Sarma, Nagaon MLA, Dimbeswar Das, Raha MLA, NF Railway general manager were prominent among those who attended the function.