Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy thanked the central government for upgrading six state highways in the state into national highways. The six highways are Naidupeta-Renigunta; Sangareddy-Nanded-Akola; Mydukur-Gooty; Rayachoti-Kurabalakota; Hyderabad-Srisailam-Thokapalle and a stret
The Tamil Nadu State Highways Department is implementing road infrastructure improvement projects at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore, The State Minister for Highways and Minor Ports Department Edappady K Palaniswami, said in Coimbatore on January 7.
In Uttrar Pradesh, road projects worth about Rs 20,000 crore are either underway or in the pipeline. The road projects pertain to both State highways and road projects of the UP State Highways Authority (UPSHA). UP has one of the largest road networks in India measuring 1,33,122 km, which includes national/state highways, district and rural roads.
For maintaining and managing its roads at par with global standards, Tamil Nadu government is to form Tamil Nadu State Highways Authority (TNSHA) on the lines of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The formation of the Authority will be followed by entrusting major State Highways to the TNSHA, said the State Finance Minister O Panneerselvam while presenting the State Budget.
Four years after holding public hearings, the Tamil Nadu State Highways Department’s proposals to construct two road under bridges (RUBs) to replace level crossings in Chennai's Annamalai Nagar and Wimco remain only in paper. Thiruvottiyur residents are irked over inordinate delay in taking up the RUB work which would cut down travelling time for the people living in western parts of the locality.
The Haryana government is mulling on strengthening all national and State highways, district roads and roads connecting five or more villages. While stating this in Kaithal on March 17, Haryana Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister Randeep Singh Surjewala said as part of the efforts Kotputli-Rewari-Dadri-Bhiwani Corridor costing Rs 1,350 crore is being constructed.
In Madhya Pradesh, Indore Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey on August 2 issued instructions to the officers concerned to repair roads within a week. In a meeting with officers of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and State Highway at his office, Dubey said people are facing huge inconvenience on the roads. He issued strict instructions to repair roads including Lebad-Ghata Billod road, Indore-Pithampur Road, Dhar-Manawar Road, Rajgarh-Kukshi Road and Dewas-Indore Road.