Roadways

NHAI to raise Rs 4,000 crore via masala bond to fund construction of highways

Move part of Rs 62,000-crore debt raising for current fiscal to fund construction of highways.

Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway opens this month! PM Modi to inaugurate much-delayed highway project

The much-delayed stretch of the KMP (Kundli-Manesar-Palwal) expressway, also known as the Western Peripheral Expressway, is now likely to be inaugurated on November 19 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Varanasi gets national highways boost! PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Ring road, Babatpur Airport road

The Varanasi Ring Road Phase-I, covering a distance of 16.55 km has been completed at a cost of Rs 759.36 crore, while the work of four-laning as well as the construction of Babatput-Varanasi road, co

World’s longest sea bridge! Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge with underwater tunnel inaugurated; 7 cool facts

The world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai city on the mainland was inaugurated by President of China Xi Jinping recently.

India’s longest, 19.3 km long, Assam-Meghalaya river bridge being planned! 6 longest river bridges in India

The new bridge over the river Brahmaputra is likely to be completed by the year 2026-27. It will run between Dhubri in Assam and Phulbari in Meghalaya, which is close to the Bangladesh border.

Good news for pilgrims! Road projects for Buddhist circuit to be completed by 2020, says Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said the ongoing project to develop Buddhist circuit in the country will be completed by 2020. He said the project, which will connect the places of importance o

What Delhi’s first skywalk at ITO looks like; Check out special features

The much-awaited ITO skywalk has been finally opened to the public. Worth Rs 54 crore, the city’s first-ever skywalk is 570 metres long and it provides easy commuting access to users along Mathura R

Interesting eco-friendly move! 150-km national highway stretch to be built from waste materials

In a step towards environment conservation, a pilot project to build approximately a 150-km of national highway using different types of waste materials such as plastic and rubber is being planned.

Delhi-Meerut Expressway: New 8-km stretch between UP Gate and Vijay Nagar likely to open by March 2019

The 8 kilometre long stretch of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway from UP Gate to Vijay Nagar is likely to be opened by the month of March next year. The stretch from UP Gate to Vijay Nagar is a part of the

Jammu ropeway project likely to be completed by year-end

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, reviewed the progress of the project during his visit to the construction site Saturday and took a ride from Bahu to Mahamaya, an official spokesman said.

Delhiites, take note! Delhi’s much-awaited ITO skywalk, Rani Jhansi flyover projects set for launch next week

The two much-awaited two projects, the ITO Skywalk and the Rani Jhansi flyover are all set ease the infrastructure woes of Delhi. The ITO Skywalk will be inaugurated on October 15 while the grade sepa

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami inaugurates new mofussil bus terminal in Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Wednesday launched new initiatives in various departments, including flagging off new buses to be used in various transport divisions.

Delhi’s first RFID toll to debut this weekend! Delhiites to witness less congestion and pollution

Delhi's first radio frequency identification (RFID) toll is likely to become fully functional at Aya Nagar in the national capital by this weekend. Earlier this month, the toll missed the deadline of

Highways boost for Uttar Pradesh! Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone for Rs 1,224 crore NH projects in UP

The projects include widening and improvement of Ramjanaki Marg (NH-227A) from Ayodhya Cantt to Rampur (55 km) at a cost of Rs 315 crore, and 35 km from Rampur to Sikriganj at a cost of Rs 250 crore.

Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Gadkari for revised alignment project

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking expeditious approval for the revised alignment of the proposed Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway, officials said

Dwarka Expressway: NHAI to start work on Gurgaon section of the much-delayed project soon

The NHAI is ready to start work on the expressway's Haryana section and the authority is also ready to complete the formalities within four weeks along with major construction giant L&T, which will co

Monsoon woes hit highway construction in August; but 3,490 km of highways built in first 5 months of fiscal

The MoRTH data reveals that only 424 km of highways could be constructed in August, compared to 721 km in July, 826 km in June, 803 km in May and 716 km in April this year.

Slow paced repair of Mumbai-Goa highway irks High Court

The HC has now sought original records of contracts awarded for the repair and widening of the highway from two lanes to four, the costs for the project and the safety measures that authorities have e

FASTags work wonders on national highways! Toll revenue rises with up to 3 million RFID-devices being used

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways secretary Yudhvir Singh Malik recently announced that with the growing use of FASTAG devices, which allow electronic collections at toll plazas along national h

Rs 1,90,000 crore road projects spanning over 14,000 km! North-east infrastructure a priority, says Gadkari

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 1,90,000 crore for road projects spanning over 14,000 km in the northeast, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday and iterated that infrastructure development in the

New six-lane flyover for signal-free connectivity approved by DDA; here’s what it means

The planning body of the DDA Tuesday approved a proposal for a six-lane flyover in the city that will make a stretch of road signal-free from a section of a national highway to the GT Road, officials

Travelling on six-lane Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway? Soon, toll tax to be levied

Toll tax will soon be levied on the six-lane Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway being executed by the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC).

Another boost for NorthEast! Nitin Gadkari dedicates to nation the upgraded National Highway-44 in Meghalaya

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday dedicated to the nation the renovated and upgraded National Highway-44, which would boost industrial development in Meghalaya.

Udhampur-Banihal highway four-laning: PM Modi to review progress of this important NH-44 project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will next month review the progress of the Udhampur-Banihal highway four-laning project, a top central government official said Saturday.

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