Only last month the Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry had announced the building of a Super Expressway between Mumbai and Delhi. A dream come true for road trip enthusiasts, this super expressway is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities by half, covering 1,410 km in less than 12 hours!
Similarly, the Ministry has now identified at least five greenfield road networks connecting major industrial and manufacturing hubs, with an aim to reduce the distance on these stretches up to 200 km, reported The Times of India.
- These five new highway routes include Bhatinda-Kandla, Bhatinda-Ajmer, Raipur-Vishakhapatnam, Chennai-Salem and Ambala-Katputli.
- The idea of the ministry is to build more greenfield highways which means the land used for the construction of these highways will be the one that has never been used (e.g. green or new), one where there is no need to demolish or rebuild any existing structures. Read More
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