Roadways

IRB Infra, Adani Group, 2 others bid for BOT-toll highway project

The two projects for which bids have been invited are part of the Bharatmala project, under which the NHAI is mandated to build 34,800 km national highway stretches.
Therefore, the concession period will be extended early in the tenure of the contract, adding to certainty of cash flows.

Telangana regional ring road: Nitin Gadkari gives in-principle nod to ‘game-changer’ Rs 10,000-cr project

Talking to media after a meeting with Gadkari at the latter’s New Delhi residence, Reddy said 40% of the people of Telangana will be benefitted from the construction of the ring road which might tak

The Centre has spent over Rs 17,000 crore for development of around 1,918 km national highways in the state in the last six years, he said.

National Highway construction process on fast track: Adani, DP Jain & Co. win TOT bids

Exercising flexibility bestowed upon it by the government, NHAI set the lease period to 20 years for the two bundles on offer under fifth round of TOT. Both the bundles are part of NH-27 in Gujarat.

The floor price or the initial estimated concession value (IECV) would rather be disclosed only after selecting the bidder.

Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg: Things to know about India’s ‘fastest’ highway

The project that cut across 10 districts of Maharashtra was conceptualized in the year 2015 and the construction work had begun in January 2019.

Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg, highway

Govt eases steel usage curb for highway construction; allows using steel produced by secondary steelmakers

The minister's concerns were partly addressed in the Union Budget for 2021-22, in which import of steel was made easier by lowering customs duty on a range of items and granting duty exemption on impo

highways, steel

FASTags made mandatory! Vehicles without tag to pay double toll fee; details

Any vehicle without FASTag or vehicle without valid or functional FASTag entering into the toll plaza's FASTag lane, will be charged an amount equivalent to two times of the fee applicable to that cat

toll, FASTag

BRO does it again! Re-establishes connectivity in Chamoli Distt

There was sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Alaknanda Rivers, Dhauli Ganga, and Rishi Ganga all linked tributaries of the Ganga.

According to BRO the site where the work is going on is very challenging due to the steep cliff on the far bank. Also there is 25-30 meter high debris/ muck on the other side.

First highway with wildlife protection corridor! Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will cut travel time to 2.5 hours

The Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will be the country’s first such highway where there will be a 12 km long elevated corridor for the protection of wildlife.

Delhi-Dehradun Expressway, highway

Char Dham Road: Govt to protect environment and build the strategically-important project; details

Gadkari claimed they will protect the environment in this eco-sensitive area and also construct the road.

Char Dham, road project

UP to get big infra boost! Purvanchal Expressway to be completed by March; inaugurated by PM Modi in April

The upcoming 340-km-long six-lane Purvanchal Expressway project will link the UP capital, Lucknow with the districts that are economically underdeveloped.

Purvanchal Expressway, road project

NHAI creates record! In a first, road construction touches 30 km per day; details here

For the first time in the history of the country, the highest record was achieved by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

NHAI, highways

Big achievement! NHAI contractor creates world-record; lays maximum amount of concrete in 24 hours

The work was started at 8:00 AM on 1 February 2021, and the work totalling 2,580 meters X 4 lanes i.e. about 10.32 lane kilometres was completed by 8:00 AM next morning.

NHAI, expressway

NHAI eyes high-quality standards in highway development; announces up to Rs 10 crore fine for major lapses

In case of a major lapse leading to loss of human life, a heavy fine up to Rs 10 crore and firm/personnel debarment up to three years' period along with rectification by the defaulting contractors or

NHAI, highways

Budget 2021: In a big boost, road transport and highways ministry receives its highest allocation ever in Union Budget

Union Budget 2021: The FY22 capital allocation for MoRTH at `1,08,230 crore is the highest-ever for the ministry — in FY21, this stood at `81,975 crore, and in FY20, at `68,373 crore (actual).

Union Budget 2021

Automatic toll deduction: SDMC to start phase-2 of RFID toll plan from March; details here

As many as 13 major toll booths through which 80 per cent of vehicles pass through, were equipped with RFID technology in July 2019 to automatically deduct toll as well as Environment Compensation Cha

toll tax, rfid

Mega Streets Project: GCC to revamp 25 km stretch of road in Chennai under ‘quick wins’; details here

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Mega Streets Project, which was earlier supposed to start on the month of November 2020, had been put on hold.

roads, revamp

NHAI sets ambitious project awards target for Q4

A senior NHAI official said total highway project awards in the current fiscal could be in the range of 4,800-5,200 km, higher than the 4,500-km orignal target the authority had set for itself for the

In the whole of 2019-20 fiscal, NHAI had awarded 3,211 km national highways, up from 2,222 km in 2018-19.

Modi government creates record! Completes construction of 534 kilometres National Highway in one week; details

In the current financial year 2020-21, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has constructed 8,169 kilometres of National Highways from April 2020 to 15 January 2021, i.e. with a speed of around 28

national highways, construction

NHAI eyes better traffic management system; Signs MoU with IRTE, IDC to promote road safety; Details here

Under the pact, IRTE will support the highway authority to improve the functional aspects of road geometrics as well as ensure that Traffic Control Devices conform to the standards of IRC to achieve f

NHAI, better traffic management

NHAI to set up performance threshold for highway bidders

Anything less than the cut-off mark, which is yet to be decided, on these parameters will mean the bidding process to be out of bounds for the aspiring investor.

Sources said suitable amendments in the bidding documents will be incorporated to make a rating of the concessionaires as one of the qualification criteria for awarding new projects.

Meerut to Prayagraj Ganga expressway: Private sector interest a leg-up for PPP

Ganga Expressway: The keenness shown by 11 firms including 2 global players has reinforced UP’s move to build the Rs 36,000-crore expressway with private participation

It is the financial impact of the pandemic that made the state government opt for the public private partnership (PPP) route for the Ganga Expressway project, which would run across 12 districts and 529 villages of the state.

Connecting Kashmir: Banihal-Qazigund Tunnel along Jammu-Srinagar National Highway likely to complete by March

On completion of the project, it would reduce the road distance between Banihal in Jammu province and Qazigund in south Kashmir by a distance of 16 km from the present 35 km.

Banihal-Qazigund Tunnel, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

NHAI to curb red-tapism and enhance transparency; will use software to track delays in files processing

The authority, in the month of June last year, had said that it has become the first construction sector organization to go 'fully digital' with cloud-based Data Lake Software.

NHAI, highways

Delhi-Agra toll road: Reliance Infra completes sale to Cube Highways and Infrastructure for Rs 3,600 crore

In the month of March 2019, the deal was announced with the signing of a definitive binding agreement between Reliance Infra company and Cube Highways and Infrastructure III Pte Limited.

Delhi Agra toll road, infra
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