Only 101 km of NH laid in 4 years

Only 101 km of the 28,532 km of National Highways newly laid in the country (NH) between April 2014 and March 2018 has been in the State. Of the 101 km, 29 km was constructed in 2014-15, 10 km in 2015-16, 45 km in 2016-17, and 17 km in 2017-18. Kerala is 27th among the […]

HC Bench seeks report from NHAI

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to file a report to ascertain whether the lack of foot overbridges for pedestrians was leading to an increase in the number pedestrian deaths. A Division Bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and S. S. Sundar sought data […]

Highway patrol forces in State get special powers

The highway patrol forces will now get special powers to take preventive and punitive action against motorists found violating traffic rules on the State and national highways in Maharashtra. The Home Department will soon make changes in existing regulations to empower 209 officers working under the Additional Director General (Traffic) for enforcing laws. The special […]

Facelift for 63 km of NH across State

Over 60 km of National Highway (NH) corridors under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in the State is to be subjected to periodic renewal, improvements, strengthening, and geometrical corrections to ensure a cosy ride for motorists. While 10 km of the corridors on National Highway (NH) 66 is to be subjected to […]

NHAI to build seven minor bridges

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is all set to build seven minor bridges on the service lanes along Tiruchi-Chennai Bypass Road meeting the need of residents ever since the highway was made four-lane nearly a decade back. Absence of service lanes across canals and drains had left service lanes disjointed at many places. […]

RuB on NH 75 at Padil yet to be commissioned

The superstructure of the railway underbridge (RuB) on the carriageway towards Mangaluru on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru NH 75 at Padil is almost ready but its commissioning is being delayed, irking road users. Work on the RuB commenced in December 2017 after closing the old RuB on the NH. This came after the National Highways Authority of […]

Widening of highway to begin by March-end

Work on widening of the 134-km-long Tiruchi-Chidambaram National Highway will begin by the end of March. Sources in National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the executing agency, say site clearing works on Tiruchi-Kallagam section of the highway is underway now. The project is being executed in three packages: Tiruchi-Kallagam, Kallagam-Meensuritti and Meensurritti-Chidambaram sections. It is […]