Articles tagged under: highways

Danta – Ambaji highway to remain closed for traffic for one more month

January 01, 2020
Danta – Ambaji highway to remain closed for traffic for one more month

Ambaji: Danta - Ambaji highway four lane conversion work is underway. While initially the road was declared closed for traffic for the month of December, now the closure has been extended to entire month of January, as per a new notification issued by district collector of Banaskantha. Alternative route has been given on Danta - Kanabiyavas - Kuvarsi - Boradiya - Beda - Hathipagla - Sanali - Hadad, Machkoda - Ganapipli - Chikhla - Ambaji highway. Due to frequent accidents at Trishuliya ...Read More

Bridge on Jamnagar – Maliya highway collapses

December 17, 2019

A bridge on Jamnagar – Maliya highway collapses; highway traffic between two coastal districts - Jamnagar and Kutch - affected pic.twitter.com/RO4GDqhPRf— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) December 17, 2019 Morbi: A 70-year old bridge connecting Amran to Pipaliya char rasta on Jamnagar - Maliya highway in Saurashtra region of Gujarat collapsed today morning. Highway traffic connecting Jamnagar and Kutch was affected due to this. None is hurt in this incident. There was no movement of t...Read More

Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

November 26, 2019
Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by 2017; even in 2019 koi thikana nahi: Shiyal in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Bhavnagar-Somnath national highway was to be completed by year 2017, but even in 2019 'uska koi thikana nahi hai'. At stretches it's 60% completed, at some other places such as beyond Talaja, just 15-20% work is done so far. People are facing much difficulties. The State government is helpless as this is the national highway. Bills of small contractors are not cleared, Bhavnagar BJP MP Bharti Shiyal said today in Lok Sabha. DeshGujarat Read More

NHAI gears up for introducing FASTag on National Highways from 1st December

November 21, 2019
NHAI gears up for introducing FASTag on National Highways from 1st December

New Delhi: National Electronic Toll Collection (FASTag) programme, the flagship initiative of (MoRT&H) and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been implemented on pan India basis in order to remove bottlenecks and ensure seamless movement of traffic and collection of user fee as per the notified rates, using passive Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. To give a major fillip to enhance digital payments and bring in enhanced transparency, the Ministry had manda...Read More

Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

November 15, 2019
Young lioness found injured on highway near Gir East Forests in Gujarat dies during treatment

Amreli: A quite young lioness died in a road accident on a road near Gir East forests in Amreli district in Gujarat today. A forest official said that the around 3 to 5 year old lioness was found injured beside Khamba-Dedan road near Tulsishyam range of Gir East Forests. It was apparently hit by any unknown vehicle while crossing the road. The beast was taken to Jasadhar animal care center for treatment where it succumbed. ' The Field staff rescued the animal an...Read More

Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

October 11, 2019
Gujarat government decides to allocate Rs 172.78 crore for 162 municipalities for repair of rain-damaged roads

Gandhinagar: After allocation of Rs 216 crore grant to the municipal corporation of the eight largest cities in Gujarat recently for repair of roads damaged during ongoing monsoon rain, CM Vijay Rupani today also decided to allocate Rs 172.78 crore grant for similar work in 162 municipalities across the state. Of this amount Rs 160.48 crore will be utilized for the repair work purely in the 162 municipalities while remaining Rs 12.30 crore has been allocated for various works including thermo...Read More

Two govt departments spar over Sasan – Mendarda bridge collapse

October 08, 2019
Two govt departments spar over Sasan – Mendarda bridge collapse

Junagadh: Two departments of the State government have blamed each other for collapse of a small river bridge on Sasan - Mendarda - Junagadh highway in Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Road and Building department which is responsible for construction and maintenance of the highway and bridges claimed that R&B department had sought permission for repair of bridge on 19th of July this year. The forest department had given conditional approval on 9th of August this year and asked to execute repai...Read More

A highway bridge on river Malanka collapses in Junagadh district

October 06, 2019

Junagadh: A small road bridge on a local river Malanka in Mendarana taluka of Junagadh district suddenly caved in this evening. The incident took place when a few vehicles were crossing it. Police said that at least 4 vehicles were trapped on the broken part of the bridge and some of these also sustainend some damage but fortunately no casualty has taken place. DeshGujaratRead More

21 dead in road mishap near temple-town of Ambaji in North Gujarat, total 31 deaths in three accidents

September 30, 2019
21 dead in road mishap near temple-town of Ambaji in North Gujarat, total 31 deaths in three accidents

Palanpur: At least 21 people died in a road mishap near Trishuliya ghat close to pilgrimage town of Ambani in Banskantha district in North Gujarat. In yet another road accident in the district 5 people had died earlier near Kuchavada teen rasta in Deesa rural police station area. On a day of road mishaps, five other people had died in car-truck collision in Mehmadabad area in Kheda district. SP Banaskantha Ajit Rajiyan said that the speeding bus slipped and turn...Read More

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

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