The construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of Zhuhai's Xingye expressway, flooded on July 15, trapping 14 workers.
Out of the total length of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, 350 km has already been constructed and works for construction of 825 km is in progress, Union Highways Minister Gadkari said.
Disaster Response Force teams had a tough time in clearing stagnated rainwater at several points and were also busy addressing issues like the removal of uprooted trees.
As Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan was to pass through the same way in the next few minutes, the incident led to panic.
The Biju Expressway was launched in 2014 by the Chief Minister as the election manifesto of the ruling BJD.
Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister KT Rama Rao inaugurated the PVNR Expressway ramps at Upparpally on Saturday.
As per the submission made by the Vellore district forest officer, a total of 888 trees were marked to be felled, out of which 778 were miscellaneous trees and 110 were red sanders
The ramp will be provided with 5.5-metre-wide service roads on both its sides with the 2-metre-wide footpath.
According to police, Khaleel, a resident of Shastripuram is suffering from heart ailments. On Friday afternoon, he developed complications and informed his sons.
On the call given by SKM, an umbrella body of protesting farmer unions spearheading the agitation, farmers began protests at several points on the expressway.
Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the KMP expressway at some places in Haryana.
The transaction will help the group address Rs 2,600 crore of its overall debt of close to Rs 99,000 crore (as of October 2018).
The Gurgaon Police said the incident occurred around 7.30 am and three labourers sustained injuries. They were discharged from a hospital after treatment, officials said.
The NHAI said it has suspended key personnel of developer Larsen & Toubro and supervision consultant AECOM following the incident.
A portion of an under-construction flyover on Gurugram-Dwarka Expressway near Daulatabad collapsed around 7.30 am today, the police said.