Roads articles

Western Peripheral Expressway: Much-delayed

Western Peripheral Expressway: The Western Peripheral Expressway, the project initiative which was launched more than twelve and a half years ago, is all set to become operational from this October! According to sources quoted in a TOI report, the government of Haryana is likely to open the entire stretch, which is 135 km long, connecting

Prominent roads in UP to be named after great personalities

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to name prominent roads in various districts of the state after great personalities associated with them. The state government has also decided to name 54 inter-state highways after national and international personalities, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said while addressing a review meeting of the PWD department on

RInfra consortium inks MoU for Rs 70 bn Versova-Bandra sea link project

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) said Tuesday that its consortium has inked an MoU with Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for the Rs 70 billion Versova-Bandra Sea Link Project in Mumbai. “Reliance Infrastructure Limited – Astaldi SpA (Italy) Consortium signed an agreement with MSRDC today for construction of prestigious Versova-Bandra Sea Link Project in Mumbai,” the

RInfra bags Rs 19-bn contract for package 7 of Nagpur-Mumbai e-way

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Friday said it has bagged a contract worth Rs 19.07 billion from the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for package-7 of Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Expressway project. The contract involves the development of package-7 from 296 km to 347 km, which is a part of Maharashtra government’s flagship Rs 460-billion

Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway: New 58 km eight-lane road to decongest Delhi

Months after Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari announced that they would start building a new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai, the government is planning to extend the road to Delhi. According to The Times of India reports, a new eight-lane road would be built connecting the Western Peripheral Expressway (WPE) with

Arunachal Pradesh CM reviews status of highway projects

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has urged government officials to fast track execution of all highway projects in the state by speeding up land execution and forest clearance processes. The chief minister, who reviewed the status of the projects in the state at a meeting here yesterday, also expressed concern over delay in the

Kerala agency bags 2 major expressway consultancy projects

State-owned technical consultancy KITCO Ltd, has bagged a major consultancy contract of two major expressways in Uttar Pradesh, a company official said on Wednesday. The total cost of the two projects, the Gorakhpur Link Expressway and the Prayag Link Expressway including land acquisition would be Rs 25,000 cr and KITCO would earn a consultancy fee