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NHAI to develop five Kerala bypasses

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will give 50% financial aid to the Kerala government for constructing three bypass roads in the state. The assistance for developing these roads, about ? 357 crore, would be disbursed in a phased manner. The roads that would be developed are Kollam-kazhuthurutti, Kozhikode-Muthanga, Kozhikode-Palakkad, Kollam-Kumili and Bodimettu-Kundannur. The Centre is also examining the ...

Round-the-clock ambulances on highways

The NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) has issued a directive to government agencies managing national highways and private developers to install a vehicle tracking system (VTS) in all ambulances and patrolling vehicles on the highways, the aim being to monitor them to ensure that they are available 24×7. According to NHAI?s concession agreement the concessionaire has to provide round-the-clock ...

NHAI approaches PMO to save discarded road projects

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has approached the Prime Minister?s Office to help restart highway projects abandoned by concessionaires and begin projects that were not previously able to attract any developers. The move follows the NHAI?s proposal to encourage investment in highway projects by allowing easier options for concessionaires to exit highway projects. The aim is to ease ...

IL&FS gets major contract

IL&FS Transportation Networks recently got a contract from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to widen a 123km stretch of the national highway NH2. The project, to convert the stretch into a six-lane road, will be executed under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase V on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBOFT) basis. It will be ...

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 ...

Building with roads passing through

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is constructing a unique tower in Gurgaon in the accident prone Hero Honda Chowk. The building will have a portion of the Delhi-Jaipur highway NH8 passing through it on the second and third floors. The building and the elevated roads passing through it are part of a plan to decongest the crowded chowk ...

NHAI moots RFID for ETC

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has begun the process of emphasising on the use of RFID for Electronic Toll Collections at the National Highways by inviting Expression of Interest (EOI) from interested stakeholders. It seems serious to take the issue forward soon as it has been updating its website on every development on the issue. NHAI had invited EOI ...

Free Driver’s resting places on highways

The government plans to provide one free drivers’ resting place every 50km along National Highways similar to the ones available in developed countries. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified 60 sites to develop rest houses which will include facilities for commuters also. Eleven places are already operational. The Rajasthan government too has short-listed a few sites along NH8 for the purpose. The ...

Essar Infra to invest Rs.10,000 crore in highways sector

Essar Infrastructure, which recently won orders worth र2500 crore from the NHAI for upgrading two national highways in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, is planning to invest र10,000 crore in the rapidly growing highways sector during the next two to three years. The NHAI project in Bihar is a BOT contract for widening the 112km stretch between Khagaria to Bakhtiyapur, and ...

Four Lanes to be added to NH-8D

Jetpur Somnath Tollways has been awarded a 30 month contract by NHAI to construct four additional lanes to the Jetpur-Somnath section of the National Highway-8D in Gujarat. The project is given on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis. The company, consisting of Jetpur’s parent company Plus Expressway, IDFC and six nominal stakeholders, is a special purpose vehicle created ...

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