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MoRTH identifies 44 Economic Corridors under Bharatmala project

A comprehensive and scientific study of traffic flow across the country was recently conducted by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The study identified 44 economic corridors of aggregate length of 26,200 for expansion or development under Bharatmala Pariyojana project. Under the Phase-I of the project, 9000km of economic corridors will be developed to carry high volume of traffic. ...

Habibganj railway station to be redeveloped

Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh is slated to don a new look by end of 2018. A 3,024sqm concourse will be built for the passengers to lounge around; there will be six lifts, 11 escalators, three travelators, two pedestrian subways, one parcel corridor, a walkway, and a 14,037sqm parking area that will accommodate 284 cars, 839 two-wheelers and five ...

NHAI to develop Wayside Amenities at 183 locations

The National Highways Authority of India has started the process of developing wayside amenities at  the acquired 183 locations along national highways. The amenities will provide rest and refreshment for highway commuters during their journey.  There would be parking for cars, buses & trucks, restaurant/food court, dhaba, fuel station, minor repair shop, rest rooms for passengers, dormitories for drivers, kiosks ...

MoRTH to build 24800km of NHs

Under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be building 24,800kms of national highways. The government had also identified 208 sites to construct road-over-bridges along the highways under the Setu-Bharatam project. The government has also finished the inspection of 1.6 lakh bridges across the country under the Integrated Bridge Management System. Currently, 1,457 ...

Centre to provide Rs 1,000Cr to develop bus terminals

The Union Road Transport ministry is expected to offer viability gap funding to the tune of Rs 1,000Cr to state governments to create top-notch bus terminals in 2,000 cities and towns. The ministry has plans to fund Rs 1,000Cr to support states in setting up of bus-ports or large bus terminals. The plan is to have around 2,000 such terminals ...

202 railway stations to have Integrated Security System

Based on the report of high-level committee, in consultation with the Zonal Railways, 202 stations have been recognized for installation of an Integrated Security System (ISS) to strengthen surveillance mechanism at the stations. The ISS includes of CCTV Cameras, Access Control, Personal & Baggage Screening System and Bomb Detection & Disposal System. 102 stations have already been provided with CCTV ...

Govt to introduce luxury public transport buses

The government is planning to revamp public transport through introduction of double decker luxury buses run on alternative fuels like methanol, ethanol or electricity. These buses will link cities like Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi- Jaipur and Delhi-Ludhiana. There are also plans to develop a separate lane for running electric trucks and buses on Delhi-Mumbai corridor. The government has appointed a consultant to ...

Metro Phase-4 extends up to Gaimukh at Ghudbunder Road

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to extend the Metro Phase-4 corridor (Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali corridor)  to Gaimukh at Ghodbunder Road, Thane. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra assured residents of Mira-Bhayander that Metro will be stretched up to Gaimukh and promised to conduct a feasibility study on an immediate basis. “MMRDA is meant to develop the metropolitan region and we ...

Variable Display Signs for Hubballi-Dharwad

In a bid to ease traffic movement, Hubballi-Dharward Police Commissionerate (HDPC)is planning to fix electronic variable display signs in Hubballi.  Apart from information on traffic situation on roads, police will also use the displays to educate people on traffic rules. Speaking to TrafficInfraTech, Pandurang Rane, Police Commissioner, said, “We have procured two variable displays from a Delhi-based company through open ...

Infrastructure development in Aurangabad

L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs 2,552Cr across business segments. The transportation infrastructure and water effluent treatment businesses have jointly bagged an EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) order worth Rs 1,223Cr from Aurangabad Industrial Township Ltd (AITL), Maharashtra. The scope of work includes construction of roads, drains, bridges, potable water network, sewage and common effluent treatment plants, among others. This ...