Jammu: Union Minister for Road Transport and National Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Sunday informed that the Khellani tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir ‘s Doda is getting upgraded to two lanes.
In a post on X, In Jammu & Kashmir, we are upgrading the Uni-Directional Khellani Tunnel into a 2-lane strcuture, incorporating a paved shoulder and improving its approach road on NH-244. The entire length of this project spans 2.419 kilometers and falls within Package 3.
The upgraded tunnel is set to ensure year-round accessibility, a development that will significantly benefit the local economy and the residents of the region.
Under the guidance of Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji, this ambitious project is dedicated to achieving expeditious, trouble-free, and environmentally conscious mobility in the Jammu & Kashmir region.