Shailung Construction Company is a company widely known name here in Nepal, as a leading Construction Company, Kathmandu-Terai/Madhes Fast Track-Road project is one of the dream projects of Shailung Construction Company Pvt. Ltd.
The Kathmandu – Terai/Madhes Fast Track project is a National Project. The Kathmandu valley was connected to Asian country through a trade route: Thori of Parsa – Hetauda – Bhainse – Bhimphedi – Khulekhani – Chitlang – Chandragiri Pass to Thankot in Kathmandu. Presently, Raxaul was connected with the Indian railway head that created Birgunj as an entry point. A motorable road was made between Birgunj – Hetauda – Bhimphedi that shortened traveling time between Kathmandu to Terai.
The scope of work for Shailung Construction Company in the Fast track motorable road is Roadway excavation, Roadway Embankment construction, Composite soil reinforcement System, Cross Drainage Structure and other Structure’s Construction.
The employer of the Kathmandu-Terai/Madhes Fast Track-Road project for Sharma -Shailung Joint Venture is Nepal Army, and the Government of Nepal provides the fund for this project.
Fast Track Project’s Significance
However, Nepal continued considering a shortest and most convenient route linking Kathmandu with Birgunj. Once connecting the Prithvi Highway at Mugling with the Mahendra Highway at Narayanghat, all vehicles exploitation the Tribhuvan highway since 1956, began to use ninety-two kilometers in addition longer route for reaching from Hetauda to Kathmandu. An excessive gradient with numerous loops was the major reason for drifting away traffic from the Tribhuvan Highway.
The Fast Track is proposed along the Bagmati corridor which originates at Sano Khokana and travels through Chhaimale, Gausel, Malta, Thingen, Budune, and Chhatiwan and reaches to Nijghad at which it meets with the Mahendra Highway. The proposed project also intends to widen the 18 km stretch of Mahendra highway between Nijghad to Pathalaiya Section. It will decrease the traveling distance by 159 km and save traveling time by more than four hours.