Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday released India’s first highway capacity manual ‘Indo-HCM’ which will guide road engineers and policymakers on issues related to road expansion.
Developed by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), the manual is based on an extensive, country-wide study of the traffic characteristics on different categories of roads like a single lane, two-lane and multi-lane urban roads, inter-urban highways and expressways, and the associated intersections on these roads.
While launching the manual, Gadkari expressed hope that the manual would help in scientific planning and expansion of road infrastructure in the country. Read More…
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