Category Articles: Road Journey

Ahmedabad – Mahesana highway gets a new Rs. 50 crore over bridge at Nandasan

July 19, 2019
Ahmedabad – Mahesana highway gets a new Rs. 50 crore over bridge at Nandasan

Mahesana: A newly constructed over bridge on Mahesana - Ahmedabad main highway was inaugurated today by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who represents Mahesana in State assembly. The over bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 50 crore. It is located at Nandasan. Speaking on this occasion, Nitin said the government is going to spend Rs. 600 crore in Mahesana district under the department of Roads and Buildings. Toll collection from passenger vehicles on this express way has...Read More

Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

June 24, 2019
Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

By our correspondent,Amreli:An allegedly drunk driver of a bus run by the GSRTC (ST bus) today put the life of passengers in danger as the vehicle skidded off a low lying bridge near Jivapar village in Khamba taluka of Amreli district. Fortunately, all the 30 passengers in the bus that remained hanging in balance on the side of the road cum low-lying bridge were taken out in time. Only around half a dozen of them sustained minor injuries. The video of the incident that happened...Read More

Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

June 21, 2019
Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

By staff writer, Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will on June 22 inaugurate 21 bus stations of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) from Bhavnagar. The new bus-stations to be inaugurated are located at Mandvi, Bardoli(highway), Kadodara, Sojitra, Thasra, Dakor, Balashinor, Anand, Viramgam, Morbi(old), Lakhtar, Dhrangadhra, Gadhada, Mahesana, Jamjodhpur, Damnagar, Gir Gadhada, Shahera, Vejalpur and Malpur. According to a release issued by the State government...Read More

Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

March 08, 2019
Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

Chennai: Ashok Leyland, flagship arm of the Hinduja Group, and India’s largest Bus manufacturer, today announced that it had bagged an order from GSRTC (Gujarat State Roadways Corporation) for 1290 buses. This order comes closely on the back of 2580 bus orders received from various state transport undertakings recently. Ashok Leyland is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and India’s largest bus manufacturer. This order would further consolidate its leadership...Read More

Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

March 02, 2019
Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

Godhra: District headquarters Godhra will have city bus service operational with effect from 3rd March. On experimental basis, the service will start with one 30-seater bus on five routes. The first station on each of five routes shall be a railway station. The service has been planned under public private partnership model. Godhra had its city bus service a few years ago. It was operated by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). The service was later discontinued due to viability rea...Read More

SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

February 21, 2019
SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

Ahmedabad: A 76-km long Sardar Patel ring road in Ahmedabad will be converted from existing 4-lane to 6-lane at a cost of Rs. 200 crore. This decision was taken in board meeting of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA) on Wednesday. On an average, per month 4 lakh vehicles use this road. As per an estimate there shall be 25% addition to this once the ring road is converted to six-lane. AUDA board meeting also took decision to build 6 flyovers and underpasses at a cost of Rs. 365 crore. T...Read More

Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

February 05, 2019
Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

Bharuch: Rs. 400 crore Narmada Maiya four-lane bridge over river Narmada which is under construction for last four years over river Narmada will have Rs. 58 crore 800 meter long flyover on its one end at College road upto Bholav circuit house. The bridge's end on Bharuch side was close to college gate. This was causing fear of accident just outside the college that has 15,000 students. In response of local BJP MLA Dushyant Patel's representation, Gujarat government has given nod for a 80...Read More

GSRTC launches 25 new buses on Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar ‘Vikas route’

February 05, 2019

Gandhinagar: Capital Gandhinagar is located more than 20 kms away from core areas of the city of Ahmedabad. The rail service between two cities is just token and not effective. Gandhinagar phase of Metro rail project has been shelved for now due to lack of viability. The only mode of connection between two cities is surface transport. So far as mass transport is concerned, Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) operates buses between two cities. While going to Gandhinagar using thi...Read More

Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

February 02, 2019
Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

Rajkot: Minister of State in Centre, Manaukh Mandaviya today laid foundation stone for Rs. 90 crore flyover at Gondal chokdi in Rajkot city on national highway in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Mandaviya on this occasion made important announcement of six-lane conversion of Rajkot - Jetpur highway in Saurashtra. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt. to build 10 new flyovers at a cost of Rs. 487 crore; list announced

January 31, 2019
Gujarat govt. to build 10 new flyovers at a cost of Rs. 487 crore; list announced

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced construction of 10 new flyovers at a total cost of Rs. 487 crore in first phase. Proposed flyovers that are to be built by Roads and Building (R&B) department include - Rs. 45 crore Borsad flyover on Anand - Karamsad highway - Rs. 35 croee Dethli char rasta highway in Siddhpur - Rs. 27 crore Navjivan hotel char rasta flyover in Patan - Rs. 36 crore two flyovers a Bhuj - Lakhpat road - Rs. 110 crore Modhera char rasta flov...Read More