Wednesday , 30 September 2020

Tag Archives: Toll Plazas.

Challenges in Project Execution- Highway Sector

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has set an ambitious target of constructing 45 kilometres of highways on every day of this financial year. However, several factors have slowed this ideal rate of construction down to just 23 kilometres per day. As one of India’s biggest highway project executing companies, Ashoka Buildcon has an insider’s perspective on the present ...

NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas

National Highways Authority of India is constructing highway nests at toll plazas for a safe and comfortable journey for passengers. These nests will have kiosks for selling dry snacks, tea and coffee vending machines and water ATMs. NHAI has directed that the construction and operation of highway nests be awarded to state government-managed co-operative societies.

Toll plazas to have Food and Beverage kiosks

Toll plazas run by NHAI will soon have kiosks selling drinking water, tea/coffee, and packaged food for the convenience of highways users. Termed as Highway Nest (Mini), these kiosks are under construction on both up-side and down-side at all 372 NH run toll plazas. These are being built on 10mx20 m paved platforms about 200- 250 m from the toll ...

“A bulk of the 38 toll plazas have been connected for ETC lanes”

Leena Nandan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India, assures that most of the toll plazas on the National Highways have been connected in the last one year and that the payment solutions, including payment though mobile, are being given the final touch. The roll-out, she promises, can happen in the next six months. How effective ...

E-tags for toll collection on National highways

The Road Ministry will have the Electronic Toll Collection system implemented on all toll plazas on the national highways in at least one lane by the end of the fiscal. The Ministry plans to implement electronic toll collection across the national highways and the National Highways Authority of India has formed Indian Highways Management Company Ltd to implement electronic toll ...

Vadodara Bharuch toll plaza

Toll plazas are one of the most neglected forms of contemporary architecture even though millions of people use it every day; some to cross territories and others for employment. When the Vadodara Bharuch toll plaza was to be built on NH 8 in Gujarat, the client wanted to create a new bench mark in the toll plaza industry. This led ...

L&T IDPL gets Rs. 4800 crore NHAI projects

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&T IDPL) a र4800 crore contract to develop two road sections of a total length of 484km from the existing two lane to a four-lane configuration. The two sections are a part of NH 6, which passes through mineral rich states like Orissa and Chattisgarh and ...