KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The government’s project to establish new towns in the mid-hills has not been able to gain momentum even after a decade.

DHORPATAN, Dec 12: The construction works of the Mid-Hill Highway has fallen into limbo as a contractor who was awarded the contract for blacktopping the Baglung-Akshyate-Ghodabandhe road section, the part of the national pride project, has gone out of contact.

Landslide blocks mid-hill highway

September 7, 2022 11:26 am

SINDHULI, Sept 7: The Khurkot-Ghurmi road section along the Mid-Hill Highway has been obstructed due to landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 25: A decade and a half ago, the government launched a plan to build the Mid-Hill highway connecting the east-west highway with domestic investment. The progress of this road plan, which was promoted as a lifeline to connect 26 hill districts of the country, has been ignored.

Landslides block Mid-hill Highway

August 1, 2022 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, August 1: The Mid-hill Highway has been blocked due to landslides caused by continuous rains.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The construction under the Mid-Hill Highway is likely to miss the target set for this year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The government has so far constructed 73 bridges along the mid-hill highway.

KHOTANG, Nov 6: Blacktopping of the Diktel-Halesi road section along the Mid-hill Highway has been completed.

TERHATHUM, Oct 4: Locals here in the district are now happy as the finance ministry allocated a budget required to blacktop the Basantapur-Myanglung road that now falls along the Mid-Hill Highway.

PARBAT, Aug 10: After the flood triggered by the breach of Turture Lake damaged roadway here Monday, the vehicular movement would be impossible for three weeks along the mid-hill highway in the district.

OKHALDHUNGA, May 27: A parliamentary committee recently inspected three under-construction concrete bridges in the Mid-Hill Highway which have been abandoned since years. The bridge of Khangsangbesi and Sokhu River in Fikal Rural Municipality as well as the Bridge of Badura River which falls in the border of Sindhuli and Udayapur were inspected by the Development and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives.

PARBAT, April 13: Crusher plants are exploiting several rivers in Parbat district under the pretext of providing construction material for the under-construction Mid-Hill Highway. It has surfaced that the crusher plants are not collecting construction materials like stones and sand not just for the highway but for elsewhere also. Many houses recently built or presently under construction in the district are being supplied construction materials by those crusher plants.