Articles tagged under: highways

No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

March 04, 2021
No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

New Delhi: Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways today said certain services regarding Driving License and Certificate of Registration have been made completely online. Now these services can be availed without going to RTO. With Aadhaar authentication, on voluntary basis, anyone can get the benefit of these contactless services. This will reduce the compliance burden on citizens, helping them to avail these services in a hassle free, contact less manner. This will also reduce the footf...Read More

NHAI contractor creates World Record for maximum amount of road-paving concrete laid in 24 hours

February 03, 2021
NHAI contractor creates World Record for maximum amount of road-paving concrete laid in 24 hours

Vadodara: An NHAI contractor has created a World Record for the laying of Pavement Quality Concrete (PQC) for a four-lane highway of 2,580 meters length within 24 hours. Starting at 8 am on 1st February, 2021, they finished the job, totalling 2,580 meters X 4 lanes i.e. approximately 10.32 lane kilometres by 8 am next morning. With a width of 18.75 meters, as much an area as 48,711 square meters of concrete was laid for the expressway in 24 hours.The highest quantity of concrete laid in 24 hours...Read More

Amritsar – Jamnagar expressway works to commence in FY 2021-22: Govt

February 01, 2021
Amritsar – Jamnagar expressway works to commence in FY 2021-22: Govt

New Delhi: In a note released by Ministry of Finance, Government of India, it is announced today that construction of Amritsar - Jamnagar highway will commence in financial year 2021-22. Same note also mentions that remaining 260 km of Delhi - Mumbai Expressway will be awarded before 31st of March this year. This express way will pass through several states including Gujarat. Amritsar Jamnagar Expressway NH 754K will be a six-lane expressway in length of 1,316 kilometres through Punjab, Har...Read More

Vadodara – Ankleshwar Express Way by November 2021

January 25, 2021
Vadodara – Ankleshwar Express Way  by November 2021

Gandhinagar: Vadodara - Ankleshwar Express way, part of upcoming new Delhi - Mumbai Express way will open for traffic by November 2021, said a video tweeted by union Road and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari. Opening of the entire stretch of Delhi - Mumbai Express way is scheduled in January 2023, the video communicated. Vadodara - Ankleshwar Express way, part of upcoming new Delhi - Mumbai Express way, to open for traffic by November 2021, well ahead of the opening of entire stretch of Delh...Read More

River bridge, other development works inaugurated in Central Gujarat

December 18, 2020
River bridge, other development works inaugurated in Central Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also minister for Roads and Building department on Thursday inaugurated a bridge over river Mahi connecting Santrampur - Kadana - Dungarpur in Central Gujarat. A new bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 35 crore. The Dy CM also inaugurated several other development projects including a 2,000 MT capacity godown, another two bridges, hill road, rest house, health centres and more. Read More

Rs. 44.52 crore Garudeshwar bridge inaugurated

December 15, 2020

Statue of Unity: A new bridge over river Narmada in Garudeshwar, better known as Garudeshwar bridge was opened on Monday. Its construction cost according to a note released by the State government is Rs. 44.52 crore. A new bridge will is located on national highway number 56. It will be useful for visitors to Statue of Unity and other sites of tourist attraction at Kevadiya. It will be also used by those commuting on Maharasthra - Vadodara route. It will be also used by locals from Narmada distr...Read More

Amit Shah to e dedicate two flyovers in Ahmedabad on Monday

November 29, 2020
Amit Shah to e dedicate two flyovers in Ahmedabad on Monday

Ahmedabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Monday e-dedicate two new flyovers here at Sindhu Bhavan cross roads and Sanand junction. While 245 meter long Sindhu Bhavan flyover has been built at cost of Rs. 35 crore, a 240 meter Sanand junction flyover has been built for Rs. 36 crore. Shah who is also member of Lok Sabha for Gandhinagar constituency will through virtual presence inaugurate to flyovers at 10.30 am on Monday in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief...Read More

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

Dy CM Nitin Patel addressing media on roads damaged by monsoon in Gujarat

August 27, 2020

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also minister for roads and buildings while giving statement on roads damaged by monsoon in Gujarat said State roads have suffered Rs. 350 to 400 crore damages in ongoing monsoon in addition to damages to 30 roads that are under purview of National Highway Authority. 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