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Work in progress on the Parwanoo-Solan highway widening project on Friday. The National Highway Authority of India plans to complete work on it by December this year.(HT Photo)

Widening of Parwanoo-Solan highway in Himachal hits Covid hurdle, set to miss second deadline

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 04:27 PM IST
IN THE SLOW LANE Work started in 2015 but lack of coordination and labour shortage amid pandemic are roadblocks in journey to completion
The ongoing construction of different NHAI projects, including the elevated road project, have resulted in traffic bottlenecks and residents are facing tough time in the absence of the service lanes.(HT Photo/For representation)
The ongoing construction of different NHAI projects, including the elevated road project, have resulted in traffic bottlenecks and residents are facing tough time in the absence of the service lanes.(HT Photo/For representation)

MC chief Sabharwal tells NHAI to expedite construction of ongoing projects in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The projects discussed in a meeting included construction of service lanes on Ferozepur Road, non-functional streetlights and the steps to be taken for draining out rainwater during monsoon season
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)

CM seeks 536 cr for 17 roads, 10 bridges in Himachal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The CM said that in view of the density of vehicular traffic on national highways, it was crucial that periodic renewal and maintenance of these roads be ensured
Nitin Gadkari informed the industry that RBI has allowed rescheduling of term loans and working capital facilities
Nitin Gadkari informed the industry that RBI has allowed rescheduling of term loans and working capital facilities

Convert crisis into opportunity, accelerate infra projects during lockdown: Gadkari

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 09:07 PM IST
The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister also told industry officials to clear pending dues owed by them to units to ease distress in the sector and inject liquidity into the market.
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Union ministry to come up with Kharar-Rajpura bypass

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 01:00 AM IST
The road will give relief to commuters from Delhi moving towards HP and J&K as they won’t have to enter Chandigarh
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Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur directs to expedite four-laning road projects

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The chief minister said that committees, comprising the representatives of NHAI, state public works department, concerned district administrations and contractors, will be constituted to finalise the issues regarding damages and compensation with respect to these projects
Long queues of vehicles at the Chandimandir toll plaza on Sunday.(Sant Arora/HT)
Long queues of vehicles at the Chandimandir toll plaza on Sunday.(Sant Arora/HT)

First day of transition to FASTags: More hybrid lanes opened amid heavy rush

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:47 AM IST
The project has alone missed three deadlines in 2017—March 31, July 31 and December 31. Around 15% work of the project is still to be completed.(HT PHOTO)
The project has alone missed three deadlines in 2017—March 31, July 31 and December 31. Around 15% work of the project is still to be completed.(HT PHOTO)

7 years on, Ludhinana-Talwandi Bhai four-laning project still in limbo

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Parteek Singh Mahal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:06 AM IST
NHAI comes to the rescue of pvt firm, sanctions 13.5cr to finish the incomplete work
A man points to the FASTag on his vehicle's windshield, at the toll office at Kherki-Daula toll plaza, in Gurugram, on November 27, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A man points to the FASTag on his vehicle's windshield, at the toll office at Kherki-Daula toll plaza, in Gurugram, on November 27, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

As India gears up for FASTag, a ready reckoner

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The Centre’s earlier deadline mandating FASTags by December 1 had been postponed to December 15 to provide some more time to citizens to buy and put FASTag on their vehicles.
The axed tree on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
The axed tree on Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

80-year-old banyan tree axed to give way to e-way in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 10:17 PM IST
The incident has triggered an outrage among green activists of the city
NHAI has once agin set a new deadline for completing the Kharar -Chandigarh flyover(Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)
NHAI has once agin set a new deadline for completing the Kharar -Chandigarh flyover(Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)

Kharar flyover:NHAI yet to receive 2 hectares from admn, SDM rubbishes claim

By Idrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 12:40 AM IST
SDM Mohali Jagdeep Sehgal said NHAI is to acquire land with mutual consent from owners, and not from them
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NHAI compensation scam: SIT begins probe, senior revenue dept officials come under scanner

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2019 11:19 PM IST
3 persons were fraudulently made beneficiaries of compensation for land acquired for Chandigarh-Ludhiana Expressway
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Nine held for making fake IDs of defence, NHAI, administration officials in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Police suspect it to be an extortion racket as fake ID cards of officials in the defence forces, civil administration, National Highways Authority of India and even journalists were seized after raids
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Smart lights to be installed on black spots in Mohali: DC

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2019 01:07 AM IST
Deputy commissioner Girish Dayalan has directed the sub-divisional magistrates to form a joint team under their jurisdiction to identify the black spots and formulate and submit an action report within a week to prevent accidents on these spots
Traffic jams are often witnessed on the expressway due to the dearth of necessary infrastructure to tow away heavy vehicles that break down on the 28-km stretch(HT FILE)
Traffic jams are often witnessed on the expressway due to the dearth of necessary infrastructure to tow away heavy vehicles that break down on the 28-km stretch(HT FILE)

Heavy vehicle breakdown main cause of long snarls on Delhi-Gurgaon e-way

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2019 04:53 AM IST
The concessionaire, MCEPL, does not have a high-capacity crane required to remove heavy vehicles from the expressway; neither does the NHAI.
NHAI officials said that the contractor for package two has hired three companies, which are experts in transplantation, to carry out this elaborate exercise.(HT image)
NHAI officials said that the contractor for package two has hired three companies, which are experts in transplantation, to carry out this elaborate exercise.(HT image)

Dwarka eway: NHAI given 90 days to transplant trees

Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 01:36 AM IST
As per the permission given by the forest department of the Delhi government, the authority has to transplant 5,717 native trees (small and big) while 3,318 trees of exotic species will be felled.
The Jaipur-Delhi side of the flyover was damaged on May 8 this year. This was the second time it was damaged in a year.(HT File)
The Jaipur-Delhi side of the flyover was damaged on May 8 this year. This was the second time it was damaged in a year.(HT File)

Panel gives 2 options to repair damaged flyover

Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:29 AM IST
The damage to the Jaipur-to-Delhi side of the carriageway of the flyover occurred on May 8 this year after chunks of concrete fell from the flyover leading to a hole on the surface of the road.
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Road accident fatalities up by 22% in Panchkula

By Yuvraj Kaushal, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:53 AM IST
72 lives were lost in mishaps till July 31 this year as compared to 59 last year over the same interval, says Haryana police data
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Work on Chandigarh-Kharar flyover road likely to get delayed

HT Correspondent, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Officials say traffic holding up construction work, multiple requests to the district administration for diversion fell on deaf ears
Earlier slated for completion in October, a revised timeline of December 2019 has now been set, officials said.(HT image)
Earlier slated for completion in October, a revised timeline of December 2019 has now been set, officials said.(HT image)

DME’s phase 4 delayed, officials chalk alternative route to connect Delhi with Meerut

Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 03:03 AM IST
Phase 4 of the DME proposes to connect Dasna with Meerut through a six-lane road, which is facing delays.
The NHAI is at present constructing phase 2 of the 14-lane DME. Extending from UP Gate to Dasna. The project is likely to be completed by December-end. In September, NHAI plans to open the UP Gate-Vijay Nagar stretch.(HT image)
The NHAI is at present constructing phase 2 of the 14-lane DME. Extending from UP Gate to Dasna. The project is likely to be completed by December-end. In September, NHAI plans to open the UP Gate-Vijay Nagar stretch.(HT image)

Residents risk lives to navigate under-construction Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 02:17 AM IST
Sushil Kumar, a resident of Shivpuri, climbs about 7 to 8 feet to reach the highway, which at a much higher level compared to their localities.
Water supply to Indirapuram will be halved due to ongoing work for the Delhi-Meerut Expressway.(Sakib Ali /HT photo)
Water supply to Indirapuram will be halved due to ongoing work for the Delhi-Meerut Expressway.(Sakib Ali /HT photo)

Indirapuram to get water only 2 hours a day due to Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Hindustan Times,Noida | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 04:28 PM IST
The water supply to Indirapuram will be halved due to ongoing work for the Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME) project by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). GDA officials said water supply to Indirapuram will be made available only for two hours each day – from 7am to 9am – till August 15.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) reopened the Iffco Chowk underpass on Saturday evening(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) reopened the Iffco Chowk underpass on Saturday evening(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Gurugram’s Iffco Chowk underpass reopens after 26 hours

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 08:28 PM IST
NHAI officials closed the underpass, which was inundated with rainwater, around 4pm on Friday and reopened it around 6pm on Saturday.
The restriction on the movement of heavy vehicles began last week, said officials of the Millenium City Expressway Private Limited(MCEPL), which is the concessionaire for the highway.(HT Photo)
The restriction on the movement of heavy vehicles began last week, said officials of the Millenium City Expressway Private Limited(MCEPL), which is the concessionaire for the highway.(HT Photo)

NHAI restricts heavy vehicles on Hero Honda flyover at night

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 05:54 AM IST
Officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Tuesday said that they have stopped the movement of heavy trucks and multi-axle vehicles from 11pm to 5 am to prevent any further damage to the road surface.
Police personnel push an empty school bus, one of the three vehicles that stalled on a waterlogged road at Subhash Chowk, on Thursday. (Right) Bikers wade their way past cars and buses on a flooded Gurugram-Sohna Road.(Parveen Kumar /HT photos)
Police personnel push an empty school bus, one of the three vehicles that stalled on a waterlogged road at Subhash Chowk, on Thursday. (Right) Bikers wade their way past cars and buses on a flooded Gurugram-Sohna Road.(Parveen Kumar /HT photos)

First rain brings relief, waterlogging, snarls

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 07:51 AM IST
Even as the authorities repeatedly assured that most drains had been desilted and that the city would be ready to combat waterlogging this monsoon, three hours of heavy rain on Thursday left many roads submerged in knee-deep water.
A cab collided behind the NSG bus at Delhi-Gurugram Expressway from Gurugram to Delhi side, Iffco Chowk flyover; two persons died in this accident and one major injured, in Gurugram.(Kumar/Hindustan Times)
A cab collided behind the NSG bus at Delhi-Gurugram Expressway from Gurugram to Delhi side, Iffco Chowk flyover; two persons died in this accident and one major injured, in Gurugram.(Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Gurguram records highest no. of traffic fatalities in district

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Archana Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 08:49 AM IST
The data, compiled by Haryana Vision Zero (HVZ), a group of experts on road safety, commissioned by the state government in May 2017 to achieve zero fatality in road accidents, shows that there has not been any major improvement in the situation as compared to last year. In 2018, 210 casualties were reported during the same period in the city.
The 1 minute 27-second song ‘Road Banao NHAI’ by Daniel Langthasa, a Congress member of the Dima Hasao Autonomous Council in Assam, highlights the condition of the 25-km stretch on NH54 between Jatinga and Harangajao.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
The 1 minute 27-second song ‘Road Banao NHAI’ by Daniel Langthasa, a Congress member of the Dima Hasao Autonomous Council in Assam, highlights the condition of the 25-km stretch on NH54 between Jatinga and Harangajao.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)

‘Rasta jaldi banao’ message to NHAI for Assam’s ‘Highway to Hell’

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:44 PM IST
On Monday, hundreds of residents in Dima Hasao came out with placards and protested on the damaged road urging early construction.
Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Fixing Delhi’s worst traffic congested areas

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 07:24 AM IST
The Delhi Traffic Police has identified 25 of the most congested small stretches across the city and is preparing dedicated traffic circulation plans for each of them to clear bottlenecks.
Sight of young and confident women collecting toll from users, including ‘notorious’ truckers, is no longer uncommon in UP.(ht photo)
Sight of young and confident women collecting toll from users, including ‘notorious’ truckers, is no longer uncommon in UP.(ht photo)

Toll plazas get a taste of women empowerment

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 01:29 AM IST
The job was considered fit only for men till recently due to everyday instances of hooliganism at the plazas, most of which are located in far-flung areas.       
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