Category Articles: Road Journey

Better roads to Ambaji

September 17, 2020
Better roads to Ambaji

Ambaji: Traveling through 19 km distance in GSRTC bus between Danta and Ambaji in North Gujarat would earlier take half an hour time, but now it takes only 15-20 minutes thanks to four-laning and corrective improvements in this highway road by the State government recently. Four laning and corrective measures have resulted into saving of thousands of liters of diesel for vehicles daily. In addition to this, the highway is now less accident-prone. The State government has recently concluded ...Read More

CM allocates total Rs. 160-Cr to 155 nagarpalikas for repairing of urban roads damaged during monsoon

September 10, 2020
CM allocates total Rs. 160-Cr to 155 nagarpalikas for repairing of urban roads damaged during monsoon

Gandhinagar: With an objective to provide greater public amenities to the urban citizens of 155 nagarpalikas(municipalities) of the state, Chief Minister Rupani today under ‘The Chief Minister Urban Road Scheme’ has allocated Rs. 160-Crore for the repairing and resurfacing of the roads that are damaged during the current monsoon season. Of the allocated amount of Rs. 126-Cr, Rs. 22.61-Cr is allocated to 25 nagarpalikas of Ahmedabad zone, Rs. 29.95-Cr to 26 nagarpalikas of Vadodara region,...Read More

Vadodara – Mumbai expressway project: CR Patil holds meeting with Gadkari in Delhi

August 27, 2020
Vadodara – Mumbai expressway project: CR Patil holds meeting with Gadkari in Delhi

Surat: Lok Sabha member of Navsari and Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil during his visit to Delhi today called on union Road and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari. Patil on this meeting said, he made representation over some issues pertaining to progress of Vadodara - Mumbai expressway project. Patil said, farm land acquisition for the project at Navsari and Valsad in South Gujarat had stalled. Gadkari held a video conference in this regard which was also attended by Valsad Lok Sabha member KC Patel, M...Read More

Gujarat govt sanctions Rs. 100 crore for Tapi river bridge in Surat over outer ring road

August 25, 2020
Gujarat govt sanctions Rs. 100 crore for Tapi river bridge in Surat over outer ring road

Surat: The Government of Gujarat has approved Rs. 100 crore sum for construction of a bridge over river Tapi, connecting Abrama and Valak on Surat city's outer ring road. Proposed bridge will be 1.65 km in length. It will be a 3 + 3 lane project worth estimated Rs. 179.1 crore. With construction of this bridge, the vehicles from Mumbai side will be able to reach Variyav-Gothan-Sayan areas without entering the city of Surat. Proposed bridge will also provide an important link connecting Surat Mun...Read More

Volvo and AC buses of GSRTC to resume operations from August 22

August 21, 2020
Volvo and AC buses of GSRTC to resume operations from August 22

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) will start operating Air Conditioned and Volvo luxury buses from August 22 after five-month long Covid-19 linked suspension of services. The first phase will see resumption of operations of 40 of total 189 AC and Volvo buses. While 17 Volvo ST buses will leave Ahmedabad for Vadodara (from Naherunagar), Rajkot and Navsari (from Naherunagar), 13 AC sitter buses will leave Ahmeadbad for Deesa, Bhavnagar, Morbi and leave Gandhinagar ...Read More

GSRTC’s important announcement regarding Surat operations

July 25, 2020
GSRTC’s important announcement regarding Surat operations

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) today in a statement said that operations of all GSRTC operated buses and private buses to and from Surat are suspended for ten days, while goods and transport vehicles and trucks will continue to be in operations. GSRTC has further said that buses operations in rest of the areas of the State will continue routinely. The decision regarding Surat has been taken in connection with Coronavirus pandemic situation. DeshGujaratRead More

19 roads are closed due to excess rains in Gujarat

July 16, 2020
19 roads are closed due to excess rains in Gujarat

Gandhinagar:Total road that are closed as on today in Gujarat due to excess rainfall -19 State Highways - 2: Jamnagar-1 Porbandar-1 Major District Roads - 2: Devbhumi Dwarka-1 Porbandar-1 Panchayat Roads-15: Rajkot-3 Jamnagar-1 Junagadh-3 Porbandar-8 DeshGujarat Read More

Rajasthan restores free inter-state movement

June 16, 2020
Rajasthan restores free inter-state movement

Gandhinagar: Neighboring state Rajasthan has restored free inter-state movement of persons and lifted restrictions. With this, no NOC (No Objection Certificate) is necessary now for entering into or transiting through Rajasthan. No NOC necessary now for entering into or transiting through Rajasthan. pic.twitter.com/NqwTB5lEKl— D Dwivedi (@Dwivedi_D) June 16, 2020 Read More

Rajasthan decides to seal inter-state borders for a week

June 10, 2020
Rajasthan decides to seal inter-state borders for a week

Jaipur: Rajatshan Government has sealed interstate borders for a week in the wake of rising number of Covid-19 cases. Only those with valid pass will be able to enter the State. Meanwhile, Gujarat government nodal officer responsible for inter-state movement during lockdown period, Dhananjay Trivedi tweeted: June 10, 2020 update: Rajasthan Government has decided to seal its borders. So those from Gujarat wanting to go to or transiting through Rajasthan to another state will need a pass befor...Read More

Two killed as side wall of approach of overbridge collapses in Rajkot

June 08, 2020

Rajkot: Two persons who were passing through the road died on the spot after a sidewall of approach road of an over bridge near Aaji chowkdi collapsed and rubble fell on them. The road has been declared risky and it is closed for the traffic. The incident took place after rain water entered inside the structure through cavity created by rats and soaked the soil filling inside the structure. The bridge and approach structure comes under purview of National Highway Authority. Chief Ministe...Read More