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Chennai: Expressway work revised at Rs 2,400 crore

CHENNAI: Six years after the Chennai Port-Maduravoyal elevated expressway was halted by the erstwhile J Jayalalithaa government, citing environmental violations, the project cost has been revised to ₹2,400 crore from ₹1,815 crore. The project’s executing agency, National highway Authority of India (NHAI), is gearing to resume the 19-km expressway soon, sources said.