Category Articles: Road Journey

No toll tax for passenger vehicles in AUDA ring road in Ahmedabad: Gujarat govt

October 12, 2017
No toll tax for passenger vehicles in AUDA ring road in Ahmedabad: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced waiver on toll tax levied on ring road in Ahmedabad from passenger vehicles with effect from tomorrow. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel made this announcement in capital Gandhinagar. Patel said daily 11,000 vehicles pass through this ring road which comes under Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA). Patel said waiver benefit will be available to all three-wheeler and four-wheeler passenger vehicles. Patel said Gujarat government will pay...Read More

Toll collection on new Narmada river bridge in Bharuch as per rule, no norm violated: NHAI

September 22, 2017
Toll collection on new  Narmada river bridge in Bharuch as per rule, no norm violated: NHAI

Bharuch: Amid protests from various quarters over collection of toll tax on the largest extra dosed cable stay bridge in the country on river Narmada as part of the all important Ahmedabad-Mumbai section of National Highway 8, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) today said that the toll collection was not in violation of any rule. Regarding the claims of Rajyasabha MP and political secretary to congress president Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel, a native of Bharuch, that the bridg...Read More

Work on Vadodara-Mumbai expressway to start in a month, travel time to reduce by 2.5 – 3 hours: Gadkari

September 19, 2017

Vadodara: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari today announced that the work on Rs 44000 crore Vadodara-Mumbai expressway would start within a month. Addressing the 38th meet of Transport Development Council Gadkari said that the expressway would decrease the travel time between the two cities by 2.5 to 3 hours. He also said that apart from this other such 12 national highways were al...Read More

Gujarat govt allocates Rs 158 crore to civic bodies for road repair

September 04, 2017
Gujarat govt allocates Rs 158 crore to civic bodies for road repair

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said it has allocated Rs 158 crore to municipal corporations and municipalities for repair works of roads that are damaged due to rainfall in presence monsoon. Making this announcement, Deputy Cheif Minister Nitin Patel said the road repair works are likely to complete between Navratri and Diwali. He said responsibility of road repair is with local civic body, but in view of heavy rain this year, the State government has decided to allocate Rs 158 cr...Read More

PM Modi dedicates and lays foundation stone for National Highway projects in Udaipur

August 29, 2017

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that his government is fully committed to timely completion of work. The PM was speaking at an event in Udaipur in Rajasthan today to mark the inauguration and Bhoomi Poojan for National Highways projects worth Rs 15,100 crores in the state. Shri Modi inaugurated 12 National Highways projects worth Rs 5610 crores and did Bhoomi Poojan for 11 projects worth Rs 9490 crores. Speaking on the occasion the Prime Minister expressed happine...Read More

Countrywide second highest toll collection on national highway in Gujarat

August 10, 2017
Countrywide second highest toll collection on national highway in Gujarat

New Delhi: 314 number of stretches of National Highways, with a total length of 20,652 km are under toll collection. State-wise details of the toll collected (Revenue part) in the current financial year 2017-18 as on 30th June is given below:- S No State/Uts Toll Revenue Collected (in Crores) 1 Andhra Pradesh 207 2 Telangana 72.49 3 Bihar 90.17 4 Gujarat 318.65 5 Jammu & Kashmir 16.23 6 Jharkhand 70 7 Karnataka 137.07 8 Maharash...Read More

Union Highways minister Mandaviya held meeting to review the repair work of flood damaged roads in Gujarat

July 29, 2017
Union Highways minister Mandaviya held meeting to review the repair work of flood damaged roads in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansukh Mandaviya today held a meeting here to review the situation/repair work of the flood damaged highways in Gujarat. He said that of the nine badly damaged national highways repair work of at several places on around half a dozen of them have been completed and traffic has been regularized while on three the repair work had not yet been started owing to water logging and was on at war footing at so...Read More

Highway connecting to Kutch reopens but traffic slow due to damage to surface

July 23, 2017
Highway connecting to Kutch reopens but  traffic slow due to damage to surface

Rajkot: After hours of closure, the main highway connecting Kutch to Saurashtra region of Gujarat has reopened, but the road is in very poor shape due to hours long overtopping of water in terrific speed. Have a look at the photographed here showing the situation of the highway exactly at the place from where water was overtopping. The highway connecting to Kutch suffered this due to very heavy rain in catchment areas of Machhu dam. Flooding waters of river Machhu made it impossible for vehicles...Read More

At least 11, mostly Gujaratis dead, over 35 injured in two bus mishaps

July 22, 2017
At least 11, mostly Gujaratis dead, over 35 injured in two bus mishaps

Himmatnagar/Udaipur: At least 11 people most of them Gujaratis died while over 35 injured in two bus accidents today the major one of which took place near Udaipur in Rajasthan tonight while the other one occurred in Sabrkantha district of Gujarat. Nine people, all pilgrims going to Haridwar including six women from Ahmedabd died and 22 injured in a major mishap near Nela village in Govardhan Vilas police station area of Udaipur this morning. 22 people injured in the accident...Read More

3 include driver of ST bus dead in road mishap

July 08, 2017
3 include driver of ST bus dead in road mishap

Surendranagar: Three people died and at least 4 injured when a bus of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC commonly known as ST bus) rammed in to a truck from its back on Sayala-Limbadi highway in Surendranagar district today. PSI P Gadhvi said that the ST bus coming to Unjha from Junagadh hit the truck from behind near Darshan hotel close to Vastadi village. The driver of the bus and two others seating in the bus died on the spot while four injured including its con...Read More

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