Kerala clears Thammanam-Pullepady four-lane road project

four-lane road project
Kerala Government has aimed at augmenting the east-west road connectivity by building the narrow Thammanam-Pullepady stretch as a four-lane road and to extend it on either side towards MG Road and NH bypass. The road would be 22-metre wide. A median, footpaths on either side and a duct to carry utility cables and pipelines are part of the project. The existing alignment will be altered wherever needed, while junctions will be widened as per KIIFB norms enabling free-left turns. PWD has already completed the survey, which has been submitted to the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) for making fund arrangements. Currently, only two small stretches in the Katrikadavu-Karanakodam have four lanes. A critical part of the survey includes soil testing at multiple points to widen and rebuild narrow bridges and culverts on the 4-km corridor which will link Padma Junction on MG Road with Chakkaraparambu on Palarivattom-Vyttila NH bypass. The KIIFB has already promised the funding to implement the project that would decongest SA and Banerjee Roads. The construction of the four-lane road is also included in the construction of a parallel two-lane bridge at Pullepady and the entire project is expected to be completed by 2023.

NHAI begins soil testing for Delhi-Mumbai expressway in Faridabad

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has started the soil testing on the Faridabad-Sohna bypass road, which is an extension of the Delhi-Mumbai expressway to DND Flyway in Delhi. In Faridabad, work started Read More ...

NHSRCL invites bids for Sabarmati rail depot

The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has invited bids for the starting the groundwork and subsequent construction of the Sabarmati Maintenance Depot for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor Read More ...

DTC to engage NBCC for developing land parcels

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) board has decided to go for NBCC India Limited as a project management consultant (PMC) for the development of land parcels under a plan that includes the construction of multi-level Read More ...

JK Cement launches new grinding unit in Gujarat

JK Cement, India's premier cement company, has launched its new Grey Cement grinding unit at Balasinor in Gujarat to cater to the requirements of its dealers in the western region. Commercial dispatches have commenced Read More ...

AAI targets 100 airports & Heliports by 2024

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has planned to develop around 100 airports, waterdromes and heliports by 2024 under the regional air connectivity scheme - UDAN. The UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme aims to Read More ...

Dilip Buildcon JV emerges as L-1 bidder for ₹1,000-cr e-way

Dilip Buildcon has informed that its joint venture Altis Holding Corporation has emerged as the lowest bidder for a stretch of the Delhi-Vadodara expressway in Rajasthan. The company had bid ₹1,000.08 crore for Read More ...

YEIDA unveils ₹14,000-cr metro line linking IGIA & Jewar Airport

Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has planned to directly connect Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) with Jewar Airport in Gautam Budh Nagar of UP at an investment of ₹14,000 crore Read More ...

L&T emerges as the lowest bidder for 237-km high-speed rail corridor

Larsen & Toubro has emerged as the lowest bidder for a major part of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, with a bid of ₹24,958 crore. NHSRCL informed that a total number of three bidders involving seven major Read More ...

ADB inks $177-mn highway building loan pact

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Central government has signed a $177 million loan to upgrade 450 km state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra. The signatories to the Maharashtra State Road Improvement Read More ...

Cabinet approves Kolkata East-West Metro corridor's revised cost

The Union Cabinet has approved the revised cost estimates for construction of the Kolkata East-West Corridor project as per the realigned route and it will be implemented by the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation. The estimated Read More ...

Govt announces 6 new tunnels in Ladakh and J&K

To shore up road infrastructure along the border with China, the Union transport minister has announced the construction of half a dozen new tunnels in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh that would help in ensuring the quicker Read More ...

MMRDA unveils ₹500-cr metro lines' upgrades

In view of the state government's decision to shift the Metro-3 car shed to Kanjurmarg from Aarey Colony in Mumbai, the underground line (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) and Metro-6 (Swami Samarth Nagar-Vikhroli) line will Read More ...

Lodha Group announces luxury housing scheme in Thane

Lodha Group has announced a new category of property, a luxury gated community of villas on the outskirts of Mumbai in Thane. The project is located just 15 minutes away from Viviana Mall on the Mumbai-Nashik highway Read More ...

Indian Railway approves JSPL's high-speed rails

Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has become the first and only Indian manufacturer to develop 60E1 1175 Heat Treated (HT) Rails suitable for High-speed and High Axle Load applications primarily used by the Metro Read More ...

MoRTH launches two road projects in Andhra Pradesh

Union Transport Minister has laid the foundation stones for two road construction projects as a part of NH-16, a 30-km long 6-lane bypass road, from Chinna Avutapalli to Gollapudi. The projects, which have been bagged Read More ...

Trichy semi-ring road project gains pace in Tamil Nadu

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has initiated the groundwork for the construction of a part of the Trichy semi-ring road project in Tamil Nadu. The 43-km long project has been sectioned into two stages Read More ...
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week