Articles tagged under: highways

Emergency highway based airstrip to be constructed near Khambhaliya in Gujarat, would be first among total 11 such planned across India under Bharatmala scheme: MoS Mandaviya

November 19, 2018
Emergency highway based airstrip to be constructed near Khambhaliya in Gujarat, would be first among total 11 such planned across India under Bharatmala scheme: MoS Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: An around 5 km long stretch on the National Highway 151 A near Khambhaliya of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in Gujarat would be developed as an emergency road cum airstrip, which is likely to be the first among the 11 such highway based emergency highway strips planned across India under ambitious Bharatmala project. Addressing a press conference here today Union Minister of state for Road Transport & Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya informed. He said that total 11 plac...Read More

Changes in Central Motor Vehicle Rules; single driver allowed, brown color not mandatory for national permit trucks

November 12, 2018
Changes in Central Motor Vehicle Rules; single driver allowed, brown color not mandatory for national permit trucks

Gandhinagar: The Government of India has accepted the demand of transporters and allowed single driver in trucks that have national permit. Dark brown color paint will not be mandatory anymore for trucks having national permit. The Government of India has made amendments in Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 and asked truckers to write N/P (National Permit) in bold font at front side and back side of trucks. In case of trailer, N/P needs to be written on left side of trailer. In case of tanker...Read More

Statue of Unity: Narmada district gets two new bridges, two more planned, four-lane highway, revamped govt guest house

October 30, 2018
Statue of Unity: Narmada district gets two new bridges, two more planned, four-lane highway, revamped govt guest house

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today announced construction of new Rs 225 crore bridge at Mansar and Rs 45 crore bridge at Garudeshwar in Narmada district. On the eve of inauguration of Statue of Unity, world's tallest statue in Narmada district, Nitin Patel dedicated three bridges constructed at a cost of Rs 205 crore and new government guest house revamped at a cost of Rs 6.77 crore at Rajpipla which is the nearest major town from the Statue of Unity. Among the works de...Read More

Highways connecting Patan to Harij, Sidhpur and Unjha to be converted to four-lane

September 25, 2018
Highways connecting Patan to Harij, Sidhpur and Unjha to be converted to four-lane

Patan: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday laid foundation stone for Rs 256 crore road works in Patan district. According to details shared by him, a 27-km highway connecting Harij to Patan will be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 75 crore. The highway connecting Patan to Unjha which is 18.600 km long will also be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 55 crore. A 28.600 km long Patan - Sidhpur road will be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 73 crore. Sidhpur - Kheralu ro...Read More

Railways transport trucks loaded with goods from Gujarat to South India in new Ro-Ro service

September 24, 2018
Railways transport trucks loaded with goods from Gujarat to South India in new Ro-Ro service

Surat: Western Railway has started transporting trucks full of goods through train on Vapi - Mangalore route. First such train was operated from Karambeli goods shade(near Vapi) to Surathkal(near Mangalore) in Karnataka with 50 trucks loaded with construction material, drum oil, stone powder, tiles, sheets, glucose bottles, medicines, paint, tyre powder, lime powder, marble etc. The train had arrived at Karambeli with trucks from Surathkal goods shade of Konkan railway on Thursday. It re...Read More

Foundation stone laid for 44 km 6-lane conversion of Sarkhej – Gandhinagar – Chiloda highway

September 24, 2018
Foundation stone laid for 44 km 6-lane conversion of Sarkhej – Gandhinagar – Chiloda highway

Ahmedabad: Foundation stone laying function for six lane conversion of 44- km Sarkhej - Gandhinagar - Chiloda highway NH - 147 took place today morning here. The project involves expenditure of Rs 867 crore. Central government assisted project involves works of six lane conversion of stretch which is presently four lane in width. The project also involves 7 meter wide aligned service road, construction of seven 6-lane flyovers at Infocity, Sargasan, Uvarsad, Vaishnodevi, Pakvan, Ujala circles, ...Read More

Foundation stone laying ceremony of six lane conversion of Sarkhej – Chiloda highway on Monday

September 23, 2018
Foundation stone laying ceremony of six lane conversion of Sarkhej – Chiloda highway on Monday

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani will lay foundation stone for six-lane highway between Sarkhej-Gandhinagar-Chiloda at Civil Hospital Campus, Sola, in Ahmedabad on Monday at 9.30 a. m. The works for six-lane national highway number 147 between Sarkhej-Gandhinagar-Chiloda will be done at a cost of Rs. 867-Crore, which included flyovers and elevated corridors works. The occasion will also be graced by Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel, Union Minister of Sta...Read More

Road improvement works in Gujarat worth Rs 200 crore approved by Centre

September 13, 2018
Road improvement works in Gujarat worth Rs 200 crore approved  by Centre

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya today announced sanctioning of road construction and improvement works worth around Rs 200 crore for improving the connectivity between five States – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Diu. He said, nearly 33,000 kilometres of National Highways have been constructed in the last four years, and work is underway on another 53,000 kilomet...Read More

Bhoomi poojan performed for Rs 820 crore Nari – Adhelai four lane highway on Bhavnagar – Dholera route

August 12, 2018
Bhoomi poojan performed for Rs 820 crore Nari – Adhelai four lane highway on Bhavnagar – Dholera route

Bhavnagar: Bhoomi poojan for construction of 33.3 km long Rs 820 crore four-lane highway connecting Nari to Adhelai via Sanesh and Madhiya in Bhavnagar district was performed today by Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu. 33.3 km four lane highway will be constructed using cement - concrete. The target of completion of this project is 30 months. The stretch which is part of National Highway 751 will be located between Bhavnagar and Dholera. It will have 6 major bridges, 1 flyover, 1.3...Read More

NHAI invites bid for 8 NH stretches in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar, WB

August 07, 2018
NHAI invites bid for 8 NH stretches in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar, WB

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited bids for Second Bundle of national highways under the TOT(Toll Operate Transfer) model. The bundle consists of 8 stretches of national highways in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar and West Bengal. Total length of project is 586.552 km There are 12 Toll Plazas on these 8 road stretches. The Bid Due Date is 5th Nov 2018. Concessionaires have to quote Bid Concession Fee against NHAI's estimated Initial Estimated Concession Value (I...Read More

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