Expressways in India
Here we have the major Indian Expressways list of 10.Enjoy these beautiful Indian Expressways which help us to reach faster.
Expressways are nothing but the longest and well-developed roads in India which have 6-8 lanes, and in India, the length of expressways is 1583.4. Well now in this session we are going to cover some of the Expressways found in India with detailed info.
As the headline indicated this expressway lies in between Agra and Lucknow, the main motto of this expressway is to reduce carbon footprints and pollution of vehicles. It is having the length of 302 KM with 6 access lanes and the total expenditure on this project was 13200 crores with the constructive guidance of Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority. The project was inaugurated in the year 2016 by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav. It is known that this expressway decreases the passing time of travelling from 6 hours to 3:30 hours. Agra – Lucknow Expressway is the largest in India.
- Length: 302 KM
- Year: 2016
- Lanes: 6
- Location: Uttar Pradesh
Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway:
Also known as National Expressway 1 or Mahatma Gandhi Expressway located in between Ahmedabad and Vadodara of Gujarat State. The length of the lane is 93.1 KM long, firstly this expressway was having only 3 lanes (2+1) in the year 2003 and in the year 2009, The National Highway Authority of India has decided to upgrade the lanes to 6. This expressway reduced the travelling time from 2.5 hours to 1 hour, the total expenditure on this project was 3775 crores ( 475 + Upgrading 3300 crores ) and finally inaugurated by the Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the year 2009. Ahmedabad – Vadodara Express Prohibits the Two wheelers for the safety.
- Length: 93.1 KM
- Year: 2009
- Lanes: 6
- Location: Gujarat.
This expressway lies in between Perungalathur on NH 45 to Madhavaram on NH 5 via Maduravoyal, The length of this expressway is 32KM with the total expenditure of 4050 Million INR and is inaugurated in the year 2010. Under the constructive guidance of National Highway Development Project, this expressway connects four National Highways i.e. NH45, NH5, NH4 and NH205. There are mainly three phases for this expressway with 19KM, 13KM and 3.2KM respectively.
- Length: 32 KM
- Year: 2010
- Lanes: 6
- Location: Tamil Nadu.
Delhi – Meerut expressway:
Delhi – Meerut Expressway is known as the widest expressway in India with having 8 access lanes and which expands to 14 at Uttar Pradesh, The length of this expressway is 96KM long which connects Delhi and Meerut via Dasna in Ghaziabad. The total expenditure for this project was around 8000-10000 crores, the planning of this project was first proposed in 1999 in Lok Sabha by Minister of the State but for some controversies the plan got held and again in Feb 2000 it got mention by Union Urban Development Minister, still nothing happened and after a long time in Namo Government it got approved and started. The work had started in March 2017 and still, the work is in progress.
This project has divided into 4 major Packages namely Package I: Nizamuddin Bridge – Delhi-UP border (841.5 crores), Package II: Delhi-UP Border – Dasna (225 crores), Package III: Dasna – Hapur (1081 crores) and Package IV: Dasna – Meerut (3588 crores) respectively.
- Length: 96KM
- Year: 2017
- Lanes: 8
- Location: Delhi – Meerut
Delhi – Gurugram Expressway:
It is one of the busiest traffic expressways in India as the solidity of the vehicle over this expressway. This expressway connects both domestic and international Airports between Delhi and Gurugram. It handles about 180000 PCU`s daily.
- Length: 27.7KM
- Year: 23 Jan 2008
- Lanes: 6-8
- Location: Delhi – Gurugram
- Authorities Involved: Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
- Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA)
- National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
- Central Road Research Institute (CRRI)
Eastern Peripheral Expressway:
Also known as Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway or National Expressway II, The main tag of this project is that it diverts 50,000+ trucks away from Delhi and attractively it reduced Delhi`s 27% of Air pollution. The expressway work has been started in the year 2015 under the influence of PM Narendra Modi. It’s been known that the project team had the goal to complete this project in 910 but appreciation to the work by them because it had completed in 500.
- Length: 135KM
- Year of Inauguration: 27 May 2018
- Lanes: 8
- Location: Haryana – Uttar Pradesh (Solipal – Palwal).
Hosur Road Elevated Expressway:
Considering the smallest Expressway with having 10KM long Length in India but the tallest flyover in Bangalore, Hosur Road Elevated Expressway is called with three more names i.e, Bangalore Elevated Tollway, Electronic City Flyover and Electronic City Elevated Expressway. The project made ready to reduce the travelling time in the city. Now, this expressway reduces the travelling time by 10 minutes which is mostly the huge time for the people in the tech cities like Bangalore.
- Length: 10KM
- Year of Inauguration: 22 Jan 2010.
- Lanes: 4
- Location: Bangalore (Madiwala to Electronic City).
Mumbai – Pune Expressway:
The six-lane Mumbai – Pune Expressway is having the length of 94.5KM, the expressway starts from Kalamboli (Mumbai) and ends at Kiwali (Pune). It’s been designed to handle over 1000000 PCU`s (Passenger Car Unit) and now the average PCU is around 43000 and the expressway is having 6 tunnels. Project planning was started in the year 1990 under the authorization of Government of Maharashtra and finally, the project got inaugurated in the year 2002. This expressway reduced the travel time from Mankhurd the end region of Mumbai to Pune by 2-3 hours, The total expenditure of this project was 16.3 Billion INR under the influence of MSRDC (Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation).
- Length: 94.5KM
- Year of Inauguration: 2002.
- Lanes: 6
- Location: Mumbai – Pune.
One of the biggest projects in India history in Expressways is Yamuna Expressway Project which was planned in the year 2003 but due to the change in the Government, the Project reopened in the year 2007 and Implemented by Jaypee Group and Finally Inaugurated on 9th August 2012 by The Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Furthermore, this expressway is having a length of 165 KM with six laned highly access controls. The total expenditure on this project was 128.39 Billion INR. Mainly this expressway has developed in three Phases.
- Length: 128.39
- Year of Inauguration: 9 August 2012.
- Lanes: 6
- Location: Noida – Agra.
PV Narasimha Rao Expressway:
The expressway is taken into action as to reduce the travel time and the traffic and the expressway is built upon the Inner Ring road of Hyderabad because of its low traffic by which the construction could be made easily. The Expressway starts at Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital in Mehdipatnam and ends at Aramghar by merging with NH 44. Expenditure on this project was about 600 crores INR, the construction was begun in October 2005 and estimated to be finished in 28 months but due to some political controversies, the project was completed on 19th Oct 2009.
- Length: 11.6KM
- Year of Inauguration: 19 October 2009.
- Lanes: 64
- Location: Hyderabad.
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