Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister today launched the Jawahar Lal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission approved for the development of the Capital town, Shimla by laying the foundation stones of double-lane motorable tunnel at Auckland, estimated to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 8.25 crore, bridge over Snowdon Nallah to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.75 crore and four-storeyed parking complex for 250 light vehicles on Snowdon Nallah estimated to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 11 crore.
Double-lane motorable tunnel would be 102 meters long and 9.5 meters wide.
One meter pedestrian foot path on both the sides of the tunnel.
The bridge over Snowdon Nallah would be 70 meters long and 10.50 meters wide with 1.5 meters pedestrian footpath on each side and would further reduce 140 meters road distance.
The four-storeyed parking would accommodate 250 light vehicles in a parking space of about 15,000 square metres and was likely to cost about Rs. 11 crore.