Under the Central Government Bharatmala Road Yojna the Madhya Pradesh has been given construction of the 5,987 Kilometer long National Highways in the State.
The project will develop road transport on a very grand scale between the Capital Bhopal and commercial capital city of Indore. The traffic between Bhopal and Indore is increasing very fast and it requires Express Way formation and under the scheme 6 lane Bhopal-Indore Express Way and Bhopal bypass have been approved.
The 1487 kilometer State Highways and 2365 kilometer main district roads of the State are going to be upgraded with the help of the Asian Development Bank at the cost of Rs.6000 crores.
The 13,166 kilometer long roads have been constructed by the State Road Development Authority and work is in progress on 5,051 kilometer long roads.
Work on Dewas bypass is on progress and there are proposal for 2 lane and capacity enhancement of Damoh-Jabalpur and Sagar-Damoh road.