Articles tagged under: highways

Road bridge in Rajkot district collapse

June 20, 2019
Road bridge in Rajkot district collapse

Rajkot: A road bridge in Jamkandorana area of Rajkot district today suddenly collapsed. Police said that the bridge on Jamnagar -Junagadh road near Satodak village at around 14 km from Jamkandorana suddenly collapsed in the afternoon. However nothing untoward happened. Police later barricaded the approach way on both sides to stop movement on the road. The incident has caused inconvenience to the travellers. DeshGujaratRead 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

Monkey stuck in car onGujarat express highway; removed with lot of efforts

January 20, 2019

Vadodara: Mahendrabhai Gohil from Amod taluka based Matar village in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat was passing through Vadodara - Ahmdabad expressway in his Swift car when a monkey jumped from a road divider in order to cross the highway road but hit the car and entered into the bonnet. Mahendrabhai parked his car on road side and checked what went wrong. As he found a monkey had entered into the frontal portion of car, he sought help of others and released the monkey by breaking the ...Read More

Rajpipla – Poicha highway to have four lane conversion thanks to Statue of Unity

January 04, 2019
Rajpipla – Poicha highway to have four lane conversion thanks to Statue of Unity

Bharuch: Statue of Unity has triggered many development works in entire Narmada district. The latest is proposed construction of Rajpipla - Poicha four lane road. The Government of Gujarat has given green signal to this project and made announcement of Rs. 75 lakh grant. Road and Building department of Narmada district has initiated the procedure of land acquisition and issued notification instructing government and private companies to relocate their underground cables. It should be ...Read More

All level crossings on National Highways to be replaced by Overbridges and Underbridges: Mandaviya

January 01, 2019
All level crossings on National Highways to be replaced by Overbridges and Underbridges: Mandaviya

New Delhi: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has envisaged a plan for replacement of all the level crossing on National Highways by Road Over Bridges (ROBs) or Road Under Bridges (RUBs) and replacement/widening/strengthening of weak and narrow bridges under a scheme Setu Bharatam to ensure safe and smooth flow of traffic and to reduced road fatalities by 50% by 2020. Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has s...Read More

New river bridge connecting Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh inaugurated

December 30, 2018
New river bridge connecting Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh inaugurated

Dahod: A new bridge connecting Gujarat and neighboring state Madhya Pradesh was dedicated to people by Minister of State in the Centre and Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat Shri Mansukh Mandaviya. The bridge is located at Tanda village between Tanda Bhavani temple and Madhya Pradesh border over river Anas. It has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 15 crore. The minister also dedicated Rs. 400 crore road which is 87 km long. Speaking in a function, Mandaviya said, 'in 66 years period of ea...Read More

Galiyana river bridge connecting Saurashtra to South Gujarat shut down due to aging related damages

December 24, 2018
Galiyana river bridge connecting Saurashtra to South Gujarat shut down due to aging related damages

Ahmedabad: A Galiyana river bridge on Tarapur - Vataman - Bagodara highway has been shut down by administration for safety reasons. The bridge that connects Saurashtra region to South Gujarat has developed aging related damages. The administration has suggested several optional routes for travelers. - Take Bagodara - Dholka - Rampur - Radhu - National highway 8 - Vasad to travel between Bagodara and Vasad. - Take Bagodara - Dholka - National Highway 9 - Matar - Sojitra - Petlad - Dharm...Read More

Emergency highway based airstrip to be constructed near Khambhaliya in Gujarat, would be first among total 11 such planned across India under Bharatmala scheme: MoS Mandaviya

November 19, 2018
Emergency highway based airstrip to be constructed near Khambhaliya in Gujarat, would be first among total 11 such planned across India under Bharatmala scheme: MoS Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: An around 5 km long stretch on the National Highway 151 A near Khambhaliya of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in Gujarat would be developed as an emergency road cum airstrip, which is likely to be the first among the 11 such highway based emergency highway strips planned across India under ambitious Bharatmala project. Addressing a press conference here today Union Minister of state for Road Transport & Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya informed. He said that total 11 plac...Read More

Changes in Central Motor Vehicle Rules; single driver allowed, brown color not mandatory for national permit trucks

November 12, 2018
Changes in Central Motor Vehicle Rules; single driver allowed, brown color not mandatory for national permit trucks

Gandhinagar: The Government of India has accepted the demand of transporters and allowed single driver in trucks that have national permit. Dark brown color paint will not be mandatory anymore for trucks having national permit. The Government of India has made amendments in Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 and asked truckers to write N/P (National Permit) in bold font at front side and back side of trucks. In case of trailer, N/P needs to be written on left side of trailer. In case of tanker...Read More