Srinagar, March 21 -- Lucknow, March 21 () The Gorakhpur Link Expressway will soon be ready for operation, giving a major boost to roadways development in Uttar Pradesh.

According to the latest audit, more than 62 per cent of the construction work on the expressway has been completed.

The entire project, which is 91.35 km long and begins from Jaitpur in Gorakhpur and culminates at Azamgarh, will cost Rs 5,876 crore.

The expressway will ensure hassle-free movement of vehicular traffic from Delhi, Lucknow and Agra, said that Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) authorities.

Once completed, it will provide better commuter experience and faster connectivity, UPEIDA said.

As part of the expressway, two toll ...