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Tag Archives: Expressways

Budget 2021 gives a Boost to Infrastructure Sector

To further improve the  country’s infrastructure, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed to significantly enhance capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crore in the next fiscal. The focus is also on creating institutional structures and giving a big thrust to monetizing assets to achieve the goals of the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP). This will require a major increase in funding both ...

10,000 km road projects awarded under Bharatmala since 2017

As per the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, a total of 246 projects with an aggregate length of about 10,100kms have been awarded till February 2020 under Bharatmala Pariyojana. The total cost incurred towards these projects is Rs 2.38 lakh crore, which also includes projects on Greenfield Corridors. The Government of India had approved Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I in October ...

Road Safety Initiatives

Maharashtra traffic police will soon be armed with high-tech equipment to tackle cases of drink driving and speeding. The department will get 32 vehicles, 90 speed guns, 658 breath analysers (alco-meters), 2,070 body-worn cameras and 425 car dashboard cameras, among other. The speed guns and alco-meters will be used on the state highway and expressways, along with Mumbai and other ...

Need for technologies that work

TrafficInfraTech/Parking InfraTech Expo 2016 saw an impressive number of senior officials from the Center and State governments. Vipul Mitra, Principal Secretary, Government of Gujarat spoke to TrafficInfraTech What is your impression about the latest technology displayed at the Expo?  It was a good learning experience. Traffic management technology is more important than manpower because you cannot deploy manpower in every ...

Planning Smarter Cities through Accurate Data

India is  on the fast track . Metros, expressways, highways… But many a time, stations have been opened without feeder services, parking lots or  security services.  If proper traffic volume estimation is not done, it can lead to insufficient booths at toll plazas. Again traffic volume estimation is necessary for deciding the number of lanes- four or six –in highways. ...

Travel on Expressways to get easy

As road transport will play a significant role in sustaining the economic momentum of the country, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has prepared a master plan for the development of Expressways Network. As per the plan, based on financial viability, relative traffic intensity along with various corridor segments, network comprehensiveness, connectivity and relative economic potential, the expressway ...