Patna – Kolkata Expressway – Information & Status

450 km Patna – Kolkata Expressway by NHAI is a proposed 6 lane access-controlled highway with a route alignment through Bihar and West Bengal.

This greenfield expressway under Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) Phase 2 will serve as a faster alternative to the old congested National Highway NH-2. Land acquisition for the project through 6 districts in Bihar has not yet started.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 18,000 crore
  • Project’s Length: 450 km (approx)
  • Lanes: 6
  • Status: DPR Stage
  • Deadline: N/A
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: N/A

Route Map

An official PDF route map will be added here when available. This expressway will pass through 6 districts of Bihar and provide connectivity to Gaya and Darbhanga Airport.

Current Status: January 2022

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) is being prepared. Land acquisition has not started.

Tenders & Contractors

This section will be updated when tender notices for its construction are published.

Package & ChainageContractor (Value)
Scope UnknownTBD

Page last updated: January 7, 2022. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.