Dhaka Elevated Expressway is Bangladesh's first elevated expressway project, which will connect the Shahjalal airport with Kutubkhali via Mohakhali, Tejgaon and Kamalapur of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is one of the largest infrastructure projects taken up by the incumbent government to ease traffic congestion in the capital. It will be 46.73km long including the connecting roads and will cost around Tk 122 billion.
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The Ital-Thai Development Corporation Limited has entered a $1.062 billion contract with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) for building the Dhaka Elevated Expressway.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated construction of the 21 km expressway on April 30, 2011 with a hope that it will be completed in three and a half years.