Hebri: Toll is collected at all national highways across the state, but the four-lane road from Malpe to Hebri will be a toll-free highway, said Union Minister Shobha Karandlaje on Friday.
She was speaking near Perdur Temple after laying the foundation stone for the Rs 369 crores project for four-laning of Highway 169A along Hebri-Parkala-Karavali Bypass -Malpe.
It has been a long-standing demand to expand the road to Malpe. It’s now being implemented, Karandlaje said. It is aimed to finish the work within 2 years, she added.
Kapu MLA Lalaji R. Mendon said that the work on Hebri-Malpe road has started due to the special efforts of Minister Shobha Karandlaje,
Udupi MLA Raghapathi Bhat, BJP district president Kuilady Suresh Nayak, Mattaru Ratnakar Hegde, Devu Poojary, and others were present.