Upcoming Expressways in India 2023
Nitin Gadkari- Minister MORTH
Gadkari Ji has always believed that politics is an instrument of socio-economic change. He also believes that roads are the gateway to prosperity.
Types of Expressways
National Highway- It consists of two, four or more lanes built by charcoal and few by cement concrete. State Expressways-Connecting remote areas of states By-Pass Expressways- a road passing around a town or its center to. provide an alternative route for through traffic.
An expressway consists of grade separation, ramps, raised portion and lane dividers. In India, expressways are generally 6 or 12 lanes. Let’s have a look at the top upcoming expressways in India in this AMP Story.
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway- 1,350 km (Delhi-Mumbai)
Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, one of India’s & the world’s longest expressways. This is the first in India to have helipads & fully equipped trauma centres for accident victims.
Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam Expressway- 221 km (Andhra Pradesh)
This route connects Telangana to Krishnapatnam and Visakhapatnam ports. Four lane expansion work is underway from Suryapeta to Khammam.
Raipur-Vizag Expressway- 464 km(Andhra Pradesh)
The highway’s greenfield alignment will pass through the states of Chhattisgarh (124.611 km), Odisha (262.211 km) and Andhra Pradesh (99.629 km).
Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway- 762 km (Punjab, Gujrat)
This is 4/6-lane wide will reduce the distance & time travel between Amritsar & Jamnagar from earlier 1,430 km to 1,316 km (including Kapurthala-Amritsar section).
Ganga Expressway- 1.052 km (Uttar Pradesh)
This is a six-lane access-controlled expressway. The project would link NH-334 in Meerut District with NH-2 in Prayagraj District’s Prayagraj (Allahabad) Bypass.
Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway- 600 km (Delhi, Punjab)
This is 8 lanes wide controlled-access, connecting Bahadurgarh border near Delhi with Katra in Jammu & Kashmir via Haryana.
Indore-Hyderabad Expressway- 713 km (Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh)
Expressway, is 4 lane semi access-controlled road by NHAI with a route alignment through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra & Telangana.
Surat-Solapur Expressway- 464 km (Gujarat, Maharashtra)
This Expressway is a 6 lane partially access-controlled highway with an alignment passing by Nasik, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Kalaburgi, Kurnool, Kadappa & Tirupati to link Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana & Tamil Nadu.
Nagpur-Vijayawada Expressway- 457 km (Andhra Pradesh)
This Expressway have5 packages. Vijayawada-Khammam, Khammam-Warangal, Warangal-Mancherial, constructed under the Greenfield Express.
Hyderabad-Raipur Expressway- 330 km (West-central & South India Raipur)
This Expressway is six-lane expressway through Red corridor in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Telangana states of central.
Kharagpur-Siliguri expressway- 235 km (West Bengal)
The projects have been designed to decongest the state capital, Kolkata & improve the logistics efficiency of the state.
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