Articles tagged under: highways

PM during his 7-8 October visit will also dedicate bottling plant at Surendranagar, lay stone for four and six laning of highways

October 01, 2017
PM during his 7-8 October visit will also dedicate bottling plant at Surendranagar, lay stone for four and six laning of highways

Rajkot: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to lay foundation stone for Rs 4500 crore proposed Rajkot airport at Hirasar near Chotila on October 7. The Prime Minister will visit Dwarka to lay foundation stone for proposed Okha Port - Dwarka iconic sea bridge will be built at a cost of Rs 962 crore. It will be a 3.73 km long bridge which shall connect to national highway 51. From Dwarka, the Prime Minister will straight away arrive at Chotila in helicopter to kick off the works for n...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

Six laning work of Ahmedabad – Rajkot highway to kick off during Navratri

September 16, 2017
Six laning work of Ahmedabad – Rajkot highway to kick off during Navratri

Rajkot: The process of tender for six lane conversion of Ahmedabad - Rajkot highway has been over and ground breaking for the project will be performed in upcoming period of Navratri, said Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in Rajkot in a press conference. Patel said government has made 7 packages for six lane conversion of this highway stretch, of which 5 package tenders are opened. Work order will be issued soon, he said adding that the total cost of conversion will be Rs 2500 crore of ...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

A bridge collapses on Mandvi – Naliya highway following rain

June 28, 2017
A bridge collapses on Mandvi – Naliya highway following rain

Bhuj: A bridge on Naliya - Mandvi highway located near Bhanada has been collapsed today following heavy rain. A Duster car passing over the bridge at the time of collapse has suffered damage but none is hurt or killed in this incident. DeshGujaratRead More

Union Cabinet approves transfer of IISWC land in Gujarat to NHAI

June 07, 2017
Union Cabinet approves transfer of IISWC land in Gujarat to NHAI

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for transfer of 4.64 hectares (46384 Sq. meters) of land belonging to the Indian Institute of Soil & Water Conservation (IISWC) Research Centre at Vasad, District Anand, Gujarat under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on payment of compensation amounting to Rs. 12.67 crore for extension and six laning of Ahmedabad - Vadodara Highway ...Read More