Running three years behind schedule, the strategic 8.8-km all-weather Rohtang Tunnel, the highest in the country, will open to emergency traffic in October.
The Indian Air Force has cleared the Vijayawada-Rajahmundry National Highway for emergency landing of IAF flights.
The four-laning project of National Highway 703-A, connecting Jalandhar with Kapurthala, which has been lying unattended since last year, is expected to see the light of day soon.
Key proposals were approved and discussed in the Union Cabinet meeting that took place on Wednesday in New Delhi.
IPFT Supporters Block National Highway And Railway Tracks In Assam, Demand Separate State For Tribals
The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) leaders and supporters today blocked the Assam-Agartala national highway (NH) and railway tracks at Khamthingbari in West Tripura district, to demand for a separate state for the tribal people.
The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for vehicular traffic due to blockade triggered by landslides in the Ramban and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
Union minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday laid the foundation stone of four-lane Pinjore Bypass Surajpur-Sukhomajri project from National Highway-22 to NH-21A linking Himachal’s industrial town of Baddi.
“After Punjab and Maharashtra, Haryana too will get amphibious vehicles that will sail on the Yamuna waters as well as drive on the state roads,” said Union transport and highway minister Nitin Gadkari after laying the foundation stone of the140-crore Pinjore-Baddi bypass, which will be completed in two years, here on Monday.
In what could be a setback for the West Bengal government, Nitin Gadkari, the union minister of road transport and highways on Friday announced to take back a portion of National Highway 10 being maintained by the state public works department
As World War II saw a rapid increase in the volume of road traffic in India, the government of the Raj convened a conference of engineers in Nagpur in 1943 to discuss the condition of roads, and the way forward.