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Landslides order of the day on Burgur ghat road in Erode

Landslides on the ghat road cut off access to 32 hamlets in Burgur as well as to neighbouring Karnataka more than five times so far.

published on : 19th November 2021

Tiruchy road overbridge completion aims for mid-2022 deadline

Days after the Ministry of Defence gave the nod for transferring its land for the Tiruchy RoB project, the State Highways Department has begun civil works for completion of the remainder arm.

published on : 15th November 2021

Toll plaza collections pick up after Covid in Telangana

In May, the monthly collection was Rs 86 crore. Of the total collection in May, the toll payments made through RFID technology was Rs 83.38 crore and Rs 2.97 crore was made through cash payments.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Ministry proposes 40 kmph speed limit for motorcycles with child pillion passenger

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in a draft notification has also proposed that the driver shall ensure that the child pillion passenger, aged between 9 months & 4 years, must wear a helmet

published on : 26th October 2021

How much longer before Tamil Nadu's East Coast Road can turn four-lane?

Despite State’s nod in 2018, TNRDC is yet to hand over the stretch to NHAI for proposed widening works.

published on : 25th October 2021

Infra Progress: Enable queries on PM Gati Shakti

Accountability is diffused as the authority for completion is divorced between the municipal body and the railways.

published on : 17th October 2021

Will Centre’s vehicle renewal norms put an end to Telangana's Green Tax?

The renewal fee, as per the notification issued on October 5, is eight times more than the cost of registering a new vehicle. 

published on : 11th October 2021

Centre sanctions Rs 928 crore for expansion of NH-63 in Telangana

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned Rs 928.41 crore for the expansion of NH-63 into a four-lane road from ORR Appa Junction in Hyderabad to Manneguda in Vikarabad.

published on : 7th October 2021

Thiruvananthapuram's development project back on track

The 4,871-crore project proposes the development and renovation of 49.7km of road, an outer ring road, parking facilities and an Outer Area Growth Corridor.

published on : 5th October 2021

Ready to install street lamps at Thiruvananthapuram's bypass junctions, says NHAI

In his letter to Mayor S Arya Rajendran, NHAI project director P Pradeep stated it could install the lamps provided the corporation took care of the maintenance. 

published on : 4th October 2021

Farmers protest: How can highways be blocked perpetually, asks Supreme Court

On August 23, the top court had said that the Centre and Delhi's neighbouring states should find a solution to road blockades on the national capital's borders.

published on : 30th September 2021

Six new toll gates to come up soon on highways in TN

In a couple of months, motorists will have to shell out more to travel on National Highways (NH) in Tamil Nadu with six new toll gates coming up soon.

published on : 24th September 2021

Bengaluru-Ennore travel to get quicker soon as tendering process on six-lane expressway reaches final stage

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently chose the contractors who quoted the lowest price, and is expected to issue orders to begin the work soon, official sources said.

published on : 20th September 2021

Madras High Court quashes order increasing speed limit to 120 kmph on highways

The bench had also raised a set of 12 queries, the first of which was for a direction to the central government to reconsider its 2018 notification, increasing the speed limit to 120 kmph.

published on : 14th September 2021

Two National Highway passing through Odisha to be developed as landing strips for military aircrafts

Once developed, the strips will not solely be used for emergency landings. Once they are used for landing of aircraft, the service road will be used for smooth flow of road traffic.

published on : 10th September 2021
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