AAP government has directed Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to induct 2,000 CNG-operated buses which would ply during the odd-even road rationing scheme starting from November 4, an official statement said on Thursday.
Longest Tunnel In J&K, Chenani-Nashri Connecting Jammu To Srinagar To Be Renamed After Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari said the Chenani-Nashri tunnel, the longest tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, will be renamed after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, reports NDTV.
Soon vehicles having the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI) FASTag can cross toll plazas operated by the Tamil Nadu Road Development Company (TNRDC) using the same pre-paid cards.
Eight road-owning agencies under state governments on Monday signed MoUs with NHAI, paving way for allowing use of FASTags to pay toll charges even on state roads. The government has named this initiative as “One Tag One Nation”
Delhi-Meerut Expressway speed limit to increase! Soon, commuters can drive at 100-120 kmph; details here
Delhi-Meerut Expressway: Soon, Delhi commuters travelling to Indirapuram, Hindon, Greater Noida, and vice versa could zoom down the Delhi-Meerut Expressway at a speed of 100-120 kmph. The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is likely to write to the Delhi Police for raising the speed limits on the expressway.
The National Highways Authority of India will soon invite bids for a cumulative 400 km of road stretches as it seeks to raise around Rs 4,000 crore. This will the fourth bundle of toll-operate-transfer (TOT) projects, and the second to be offered in the current financial year.
Two months after Mohali deputy commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan visited Zirakpur in connection with the flyover beautification project, the area continues to paint a picture of neglect. In July, the DC had directed the officials to remove encroachments under the flyover at the earliest.
The National Highways Authority of India has identified 950 km of highway projects that will be built at a cost of Rs 30,000 crore under the public-private partnership model, the government said on Thursday. The highway projects are spread across eight states.
As private sector investment is critical for building 34,800 km of highway under the Bharatmala project, the government has started working on making the build-operate-transfer (Toll) model more attractive to potential investors.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said that the central government will commission 68 road infrastructure projects worth Rs 5,00,000 crore in the next three months to boost demand for commercial vehicles.