Category Articles: Road Journey

NHAI appoints officials to repair Gujarat highways

September 24, 2022
NHAI appoints officials to repair Gujarat highways

Gandhinagar. The highway ministry and the National Highway Authority of India have deployed senior officials to fix the national highways in Gujarat. After the repeated complaints from several political leaders about the poor maintenance of the highways, NHAI has asked the officials to solve the issue within two months. According to the media reports, 4-5 officers are put in charge of the maintenance work. NHAI chairperson Alka Upadhyaya and a few senior officials themselves inspected some of...Read More

Contractors will have to build roads again if damages in guarantee period : VMC

September 07, 2022
Contractors will have to build roads again if damages in guarantee period : VMC

Vadodara: The road contractors will have to again make a road at free cost if any damage happens to its quality during the guarantee period of 5 years. This rule has been applied to  115 newly built roads under Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) in Vadodara city. VMC has also put the list of 115 roads on the website for the common public. VMC has constructed 115 new roads in the city through contractors. The tender of the roads clearly stated that the contractor of the road will have to ma...Read More

SMC to convert 60% city bus fleet into electric by 2023

September 02, 2022
SMC to convert 60% city bus fleet into electric by 2023

Surat: Surat city'[s Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani informed that Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) aims to convert 60 percent of the SMC-run buses into electric buses by the end of 2023. There are a total of 788 buses operating in the city including city buses and BRTS. There are 82 electric buses out of the total 788 buses, which is 10.40 percent of the total buses. SMC had ordered 150 e-buses initially, out of which 88 buses were received. However, SMC has ordered a total of 450 ...Read More

Four dead in car accident on Ahmedabad – Vadodara Expressway

August 19, 2022
Four dead in car accident on Ahmedabad – Vadodara Expressway

Vadodara: Four people died in an accident near Mehmedabad on Ahmedabad- Vadodara express highway in Kheda district, in which a car smashed with a halted container. The accident occurred at around 8 pm on Thursday near Reliance Petrol Pump of Mehmedabad on Ahmedabad - Vadodara express highway. A car (number: GJ 27 AA 3063), going to Vadodara from Ahmedabad, smashed with a container standing on the highway. Total four including the driver of the car died in the accident. The four people wh...Read More

Reconstructed Khokhra bridge opens for traffic in a great relief to locals

August 09, 2022
Reconstructed Khokhra bridge opens for traffic in a great relief to locals

Kankariya: Much awaited Khokhra bridge in the city was opened for traffic today evening by Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel. Khokhra bridge had suffered damages about five years ago. A decision was then taken to dismantle it and go for its total reconstruction. The reconstruction of this 344 meter long bridge has been done at a cost of Rs. 75 crore. The reopening of this bridge has brought great relief to the citizens, especially those living in Kankariya, Maninagar, Khokhra, Amraiwadi etc...Read More

Rs. 4 crore folding bridge under construction at Narmada Canal for passing of heavy reactors

August 08, 2022
Rs. 4 crore folding bridge under construction at Narmada Canal for passing of heavy reactors

Banaskantha: A Rs. 4 crore folding bridge is under construction over Narmada Canal in Northern Gujarat district Banaskantha for transportation of two giant rectors made in Dahej, which are now en route to Rajasthan based refinery in Barmer. The under-construction Iron made bridge will weigh about 300 tons. The need for this new bridge arose because the current bridge on the canal has a capacity of 400 tonnes, whereas the reactors that are being transported are 760 metric tons and 1148 met...Read More

Rs 46.40 crore 4-lane flyover to be built on Vadodara’s Sama-Savli road

July 21, 2022
Rs 46.40 crore 4-lane flyover to be built on Vadodara’s Sama-Savli road

Vadodara: To reduce traffic density around Sama lake in Vadodara, the city’s civic body has decided to develop a four-lane overbridge on the road connecting Urmi bridge with the Dumaad crossroads at a cost of Rs 46.40 crore. There are already two existing flyovers on Sama-Savli road in the form of Urmi bridge and Sama-Harni bridge. Vehicles arrive at Sama Lake from both the Expressway and the National Highway while traffic leaving the city also passes along this spot. The situation has been...Read More

CBI nabs NHAI’s Gujarat CGM and Regional Officer in bribe case

July 16, 2022

Gandhinagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested Chief General Manager & Regional Officer of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) posted at State capital Gandhinagar in Gujarat and one other official of a private company, in an alleged bribery case worth Rs.10 lakh. It was alleged that the NHAI official and others were indulging in illegal activities in connivance with certain representatives of private companies working in NHAI projects under his jurisdiction, to show th...Read More

GSRTC GPS control room alerts drivers for overtopping of flood waters on routes

July 15, 2022
GSRTC GPS control room alerts drivers for overtopping of flood waters on routes

Rajkot: The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has begun operating 24 hour control rooms, as it does every year in the monsoon, since last 15 days. The control room alerts the driver if the river/canals falling on the State Transport bus’s route is flowing above the danger zone. Rajkot State Transport Department’s superintendent, J B Kalotra has informed that the GPS Command and Control Rooms have been activated at nine depots of the division including Rajkot Depot. The n...Read More

Portion of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Highway in South Gujarat closed for traffic

July 14, 2022
Portion of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Highway in South Gujarat closed for traffic

Navsari: The regular traffic on the Ahmedabad - Mumbai national highway has suffered disruption due to very heavy and continuous rainfall in South Gujarat. According to the district collector of Navsari, the Ahmedabad - Mumbai highway stretch connecting Chikhli Alipor to Valsad has been closed for traffic over safety and security reasons due to water logging on the national highway. The district collector has appealed to all citizens to avoid use of this highway stretch. Navsari distr...Read More

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