Amas – Darbhanga Expressway – Information & Status

230 km Amas – Darbhanga Expressway (NH-119D) by NHAI is an approved 4 lane access-controlled highway in Bihar with a route alignment connecting the outskirts of Aurangabad – Gaya – Patna – Darbhanga in Bihar.

This greenfield expressway under Bharatmala Pariyojna will serve as a north-south expressway through the middle of Bihar and link the outskirts of Aurangabad – Gaya – Patna – Darbhanga.

The expressway will utilize portions of the under construction Patna Outer Ring Road and 9.75 km Kachchi Dargah – Bidupur Bridge projects. In the future, it will be extended north to Jaynagar on the Nepal border.

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by SA Infrastructure Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Land acquisition for the project started in 2020 and environmental clearance is currently pending.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 5000 crore (approx.)
  • Project’s Total Length: 230 km (approx.)
  • Lanes: 6
  • RoW: 60m
  • Status: Bidding Underway
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM)

Route Map

A PDF route map will be added here when available.

The expressway will connect Amas, Mathurapur, Guraru, Panchanpur, Bela, Ibrahimpur, Okri, Pabhera, Ramnagar, Sabalpur, Chaksikandar, Dabhaich, Bahuara, Shahpur Badhuni (Tajpur), Shivnandanpur (Burhi Gandak), Basudevpur, Ramnagar (Laheriasarai), Bela and Nawada (Darbhanga).

Current Status

Land acquisition is in final stage and bidding is underway for 3 civil construction packages.

Tenders & Contractors

Amas – Darbhanga Expressway has been divided into 4 civil packages each with a 24 month deadline.

Package & ChainageContractor (Value)
Package 1 (55.002 km): Amas (on NH-02) (Ch.00.000) to village Shivrampur (Ch.55.002)MEIL is lowest bidder
Package 2 (54.322 km): Shivrampur (Ch. 55.002 Km) to Ramnagar (Ch. 109.324 km)MEIL is lowest bidder
Package 3 (47 km): Village Kalyanpur (Ch. 0.000) to village Balbhadarpur (Ch. 47.000)MEIL is lowest bidder
Package 4 (42.21 km): village Balbhadarpur (Ch 47.000) to Bela Nawada (Ch 89.090)Ram Kripal Singh Construction Pvt. Ltd. is lowest bidder (4 Bids Submitted in April 2022)

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