Ammann ARS 121 Soil Compactors are bringing efficiency to an enormous, high-profile roadbuilding project in India. The compactors are handling soil work for a key section of the 354-km Purvanchal Expressway, the longest current road construction project in India. The soil work is being completed by Regal Enterprises, a subcontractor of G.R. Infra.

Operators of the ARS 121 praised the machine’s comfort, which helped them remain productive throughout the long shifts. They also endorsed the vibratory system and compaction output of the compactor, which enabled the crew to achieve goals in fewer passes.

Ammann machine

The operators said that having worked with competitive machines, they found the ARS to be more fuel-efficient, give better compaction, and is easier to control, plus it required minimum maintenance.

Once completed, the Purvanchal Expressway will provide quick access to the national capital of New Delhi via the 302-km Lucknow-Agra Expressway and the 165-km Agra-Greater Noida Yamuna Expressway. In addition, the Expressway will provide uninterrupted connectivity to nine districts: Lucknow, Ghazipur, Amethi, Azamgarh, Faizabad, Barabanki, Mau, Ambedkar Nagar and Sultanpur.
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