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Gadkari had lashed out at non-performing officials during the virtual opening of NHAI building and on Friday he pointed out what was amiss.(HT Photo)

Nitin Gadkari roasted officials at NHA event. He explains why he got ‘annoyed’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 10:59 PM IST
As an example of the “lot of good people doing excellent jobs”, Nitin Gadkari talked about the Zojila Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, to ensure all-weather connectivity between the Srinagar Valley and Leh.
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)
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
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
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
People in the process of purchasing FASTags from the NHAI booth(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)
People in the process of purchasing FASTags from the NHAI booth(Vipin Kumar /HT PHOTO)

Centre plans to use FASTag data for toll revision on NHs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 03:41 AM IST
The Union road transport ministry has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to conduct a study in this regard based on electronic toll data with 100% implementation of the FASTag programme.
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Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur directs to expedite four-laning road projects

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
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)
Vehicles in the FASTag lane at Bhagan Toll Plaza, in Murthal, Haryana, India, on Friday, December 13, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Vehicles in the FASTag lane at Bhagan Toll Plaza, in Murthal, Haryana, India, on Friday, December 13, 2019.(Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)

Shortage of tags, confusion may hit govt’s FASTag plan

Hindustan Times, Ambala/New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta and Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 03:56 PM IST
The govt’s move aims to reduce bottlenecks at national highways but technical glitches as well as a shortage of tags have led to long queues
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
The minister said the work on DPR is expected to be over within the next two months. Once that is done, the tender process would begin and work on the project is expected to start from the next year.(HT image)
The minister said the work on DPR is expected to be over within the next two months. Once that is done, the tender process would begin and work on the project is expected to start from the next year.(HT image)

Longest flyover to protect wildlife at Kaziranga planned

GUWAHATI | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 11:58 PM IST
At 35km in length, the flyover will have three segments, the first segment will be around 18km. It will be the longest in India — more than the length of the PVNR Express Highway in Hyderabad, which is 11.6km long.
A herd of wild elephants crossing National Highway 37 at Kaziranga in Assam.(HT PHOTO)
A herd of wild elephants crossing National Highway 37 at Kaziranga in Assam.(HT PHOTO)

Flyover at Kaziranga to cut down vehicular threat to wild animals

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 09:34 AM IST
This year, 17 animals, mainly deer, were killed by speeding vehicles while crossing the highway in Kaziranga. The flyover is expected to reduce animal fatalities.
Wrong side driving is a major problem as commuters have to take a U-Turn below Rajokri flyover in Delhi.(Parveen Kumar/ HT FILE PHOTO)
Wrong side driving is a major problem as commuters have to take a U-Turn below Rajokri flyover in Delhi.(Parveen Kumar/ HT FILE PHOTO)

NHAI opts for acquisition route to get land for Sirhaul toll underpass

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Behl
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 03:30 AM IST
Work on the Sirhaul underpass started on March 5 this year and the time for completion of the project, as per the contract, has been set at 18 months from the date of the start of work.
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Road accident fatalities up by 22% in Panchkula

By Yuvraj Kaushal
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.
The Rajiv Chowk underpass was shut in the evening following massive waterlogging.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Rajiv Chowk underpass was shut in the evening following massive waterlogging.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Season’s heaviest rain shuts underpass at Rajiv Chowk

Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 04:35 AM IST
Accumulation of rainwater in the underpass led to snarls at Medanta Chowk; most arterial roads in city inundated following 55mm rain
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 canal road runs parallel to Hindon canal from Vasundhara to UP Gate, linking Ghaziabad with east Delhi and Noida.(sakib ali/ht)
The canal road runs parallel to Hindon canal from Vasundhara to UP Gate, linking Ghaziabad with east Delhi and Noida.(sakib ali/ht)

Hindon canal road to be shut for 10 days from Sunday night

Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 12:55 AM IST
Officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) said they have started placing cemented girders for building the overbridge and hence need the Hindon canal road to be shut.
The busy Iffco Chowk underpass on MG Road was damaged on Friday afternoon following an intense spell of rain. Surface roads on both sides of the underpass collapsed by three to four feet. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The busy Iffco Chowk underpass on MG Road was damaged on Friday afternoon following an intense spell of rain. Surface roads on both sides of the underpass collapsed by three to four feet. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Roads to both sides of Gurugram’s Iffco Chowk underpass cave in

Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 09:06 PM IST
The cave-in of the road surface, up to 100 metres on both sides, also damaged the extension joints of the concrete wall, which led to spillage of rainwater inside the structure, according to officials of the highways authority.
Traffic signals are to be reintroduced at three junctions on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway.(PTI image)
Traffic signals are to be reintroduced at three junctions on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway.(PTI image)

Gurugram traffic lights likely to return at key junctions on e-way

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:18 PM IST
Traffic signals were removed from the three junctions after an underpass was constructed at each of these points in 2017-18 by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
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.
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