People of Ananthapur district will soon have road connectivity to Andhra Pradesh’s new capital Amaravati. The AP government had earlier proposed different connectivity roadways from Rayalaseema and North Coastal Andhra Pradesh to the new capital city. The proposed Amaravati- Ananthapur expressway has got the Center’s nod by declaring it as national highway. The Union surface transport ministry has informed the state government to this effect. The chief minister Chandrababu Naidu disclosed this while reviewing the progress of works taken up by the roads and building department at Amaravati. According to government sources, Amaravati- Ananthapur road would be the longest national expressway in the country.