This engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) project will be carried out by the Dilip Buildcon-Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) joint venture. The deal is worth US$256.7 million.
The HCC joint venture has to carry out the work in four years. The work involves building a 22km road linking the Manihari bypass in Bihar State to the Sahibganj bypass in Jharkhand.
The contract is for the construction of the NH-133B connection. The work includes building a 6km bridge spanning the Ganga river as part of 16km of new road. The work also includes building a 6km bypass and widening a section of the NH-131A to four lanes.