With China, Myanmar in mind, over 1K km long highway to be built to link Arunachal’s east-west regions

An ambitious 1,748-km-long Frontier Highway would be constructed linking West Kameng district in western Arunachal Pradesh and with Changlang district in the eastern region of the state, bordering China, Myanmar and Bhutan.

A top engineer of the Highways (PWD) department of Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday said that the 1,811-km-long Trans Arunachal Highway is near completion, and the focus now is on the Frontier Highway and inter-connectivity corridor projects, which were recently approved by the Centre.

He said that the Frontier Highway is proposed to begin from Bomdila in West Kameng (bordering China and Bhutan) and end at Vijaynagar in Changlang (bordering Myanmar), covering a distance of 1,748 km.

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