Construction work for Statue of Unity commenced on 31st October 2013 and completed on 30th October 2018. It took 57 months to complete 15 months for planning, 40 months for construction and two months for handing over by the consortium. The total cost of the project was estimated to be about ₹2,063 crore. This prestigious project was taken over by L&T Construction company. The highest point one can reach is 153m. That is called Gallery, there are two points one in the front and other on the back. There are high speed elevators which takes us from feet to chest level(Gallery) in very less time.