Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel achieves 35 percent progress

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Kathmandu: The physical progress in the Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel way has reached around 35 percent while the financial progress is 43 percent.

The project said 76 percent of the road construction was finished while the progress on the dam is 37 percent. So far, construction of the overpass is completed and the flyover is under construction. Development of two underpasses out of three is done and three box culverts are also constructed.
Likewise, two out of three bridges have also been completed.

Till date, 1.1 km of the main tunnel is completed out of its total 2.6 km length.

The project further shared that the development of 1,384 meters of exit tunnel is finished out of a total of 2,557 meters. The project has already completed the working audit as well.

Similarly, 48 out of 128 meters of the cross passage is over.

The tunnel, which is the first of its kind in the country, is being developed with concessional loan assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).