Saturday , 21 September 2019

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Feedback Brisa to implement ETC on NH-8

Feeback Brisa Highways OMT Private Limited, a joint venture between Feedback Infrastructure Services Private Limited and Brisa, Auto-estradas de Portugal ? one of the Europe?s largest motorway companies, will implement the latest Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) project on national highway NH-8. The project, which is being initially implemented on a pilot basis, promises to significantly reduce wait times at toll ...

MMRDA gets ? 4,028 crore for 2013-14

The Maharashtra government has approved a ? 4,028 crore budget for MMRDA for 2013-14. The budget has allocated ? 600 crore for the Extended Mumbai Urban Infrastructure Project including construction of six flyovers, completion of the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road, foot over bridges, service roads and beautification of spaces under the flyovers, the resettlement of? Tilak Nagar residents over 90km of ...

High Court suggests medical centres near accident prone spots

The Bombay High Court has suggested the railways to set up emergency medical centers near railway stations and some other spots on the Mumbai suburban network that are accident prone. More than 3,500 persons lost their lives in suburban train accidents in Mumbai last year. It has suggested medical centers on the lines of the only one existing at Dadar ...

Sadbhav Engineering gets major road contracts

Sadbhav Engineering has bagged a ? 12 billion contract from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to develop four lanes on a 98.81km stretch of NH-10 in Haryana. The project has a concession period of 22 years and will be executed on a design-build-finance operate-and-transfer (DBFOT) basis under phase III of the National Highways Development Project. Another project it ...

IL&FS bags major expressway contract

IL&FS has secured a ?. 14.36 billion contract from the National Highways Authority of India for the construction of a four-lane stretch on the Kiratpur Ner Chowk Section of National Highway 21 (NH-21) in the states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The project, to be completed on EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) basis, will reduce travel time and cost of ...

Mumbai Airport among top global airports

Mumbai?s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has been rated among the top global airports worldwide for 2012. It has been adjudged the third best airport worldwide for airports in the 25-40 million passengers per annum (mppa) category in the annual Airport Service Quality Awards announced by the Airports Council International (ACI). The ACI, an autonomous and independent body, conducts airport ...

Long FOBs for Delhi Metro interchanges

Delhi Metro is constructing long foot over bridges and ramps at most of its interchange stations on the Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor to provide seamless connectivity for commuters. The FOBs and ramps, ranging from 70 to 200m in length, will be built at six out of the seven interchange stations on the 56km long corridor, the longest on the Metro. They ...

New online toll recharge from Reliance Infrastructure

Reliance Infrastructure has launched a new online recharge facility for smart card users on the Hosur-Krishnagiri road corridor in Tamil Nadu. Launched through the company’s Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) HK Toll Road, the new facility will help reduce commuter travelling time, reduce congestion and improve traffic flow by allowing motorists to recharge their toll passes online through smart cards, thus ...

UPS Madan is new MMRDA chief

Urvinder Pal Singh Madan, a 1983 batch IAS officer, has been appointed MMRDA?s Metropolitan Commissioner. He was earlier the Vice Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Maharashtra Airport Development Company. Madan has already worked with MMRDA as the Project Director, Mumbai Urban Transport Project, for three years and as the Project Manager with Mumbai Transformation Support Unit (MTSU), also for three years. ...

Rajasthan to get new airport

The Central government is planning to construct a new airport at Neemrana in Rajasthan, situated halfway between Delhi and Jaipur. The new airport would decongest the increasingly crowded Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport at New Delhi and will cover an area of 24sqkm. It is expected to become a gateway for tourism in Rajasthan and fuel expansion and growth in ...

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