SASEC Roads Improvement Project: The Narayanghat-Butwal road is the part of East West Highway. It passes through Chitwan, Nawalparasi and Rupandehi districts. The road starts at Pulchowk of Narayanghat (Chitwan district) and ends at Chauraha of Butwal (Rupandehi district). The total length of the road is 115 km. The project includes major activities, which includes drainage improvement, minor realignment, pavement improvement and widening of the existing road in to 4 lanes with intermediately service lane in both sides.
With the support of GCE Group, China State Construction Engineering Corporation has won the contract to upgrade the highway. The work is being financed by the Asian Development Bank.