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Tag Archives: Road Construction

Sustainability Issues in Pavement Engineering

Three experts from the Indian Institute of Science write in detail on the technologies, innovations, studies and the practices that need to be followed in the field of pavement engineering in India. They opine that sustainability is the way to achieve environment-friendly results.

Interview with:Sudhir Hoshing, ‘Road Technology is still not highly evolved in India’

Three airports for the Indian Air Force, a strategic road for the Defence Forces in the sand dunes of Rajasthan and three civil airports are among the several accomplished projects of Sudhir Hoshing. His 25 years in the industry make his voice a highly valued voice in the domain of road infrastructure. He has held several key positions in major infrastructure companies like Punj Lloyd, GMR and Oriental Structural Engineers.

Lucknow-Sitapur Expressway opened partially

The 76km long, four-lane dual carriage Lucknow-Sitapur Expressway was partially opened in October this year. This was announced by the infrastructure player DSC Limited. The expressway is expected to reduce the travel time between Lucknow and Sitapur by half. National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) had awarded the construction to DSC Ltd in 2005 under the PPP model. The stretch ...

Hyderabad roads to be repaired

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will repair the roads of the city that were damaged by the monsoon by the end of this year. They will be re-carpeted and patch works of bitumen roads too would be carried out. The GHMC’s standing committee has sanctioned `37.42 crore for the road works.

Seven roads and two flyovers for Mumbai

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced that it will soon improve 145km of roads in the MMR in a bid to make travelling on them comfortable and speedy. The road network will include seven important roads in the areas of Kalyan, Badlapur and Karjat which will be expanded and upgraded. The project will also undertake quadrupling of Arnala-Virar-Kaner-Shirsad-Ambadi ...

Barfiwala Flyover

Southern arm of the two-lane Barfiwala Flyover was launched by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on June 20, just 14 days after the Lalbaug flyover was thrown open. That provides the commuters two more lanes to fly over the ever crowded S V Road junction to reach Andheri. The two lane arm facilitates easy flow of traffic from Gokhale Bridge ...

Lalbaug Flyover Flying over nine signals in four minutes flat

Constructed on a single pier system and covering seven vehicular and two pedestrian signals, the Lalbaug flyover has come as a relief to Mumbai’s commuters. In order to provide maximum space to commuters, it will be kept free of public utilities at the grade level too. Vidyottama Sharma reports.

German Transport Minister emphasises electric mobility

Peter Ramsauer, German Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development on a three day visit to India, highlighted the importance of electric mobility by building more electric cars. The Minister emphasised the importance of building an energy efficient transport sector and the commitment of the German government in promoting electric mobility. Germany hopes to have about a million electric vehicles on ...

India and Finland sign memorandum

India’s Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Kamal Nath and Finland’s Minister of Transport, Anu Vehviläinen recently signed a memorandum of cooperation in Road Transport at Helsinki, Finland. Now road transport and road construction officials and experts of both the countries will share information in the areas of planning and information management system for road administration, construction operation and maintenance ...

Multimodal corridor from Virar to Alibaug

In its effort to ease Mumbai’s transportation problem and promote the development of regions on the outskirts of Mumbai, the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to introduce a multi-modal corridor running from Virar to Alibaug. A multi-modal corridor accommodates multiple modes of transport like metro rail, buses and cycle lane in one stretch. Not only do these ...