The 6-Lane Kanpur Ring Road is located around Kanpur city starting from NH-19 near Sachendi village and ends at same point i.e., NH-19 near Sachendi village in Kanpur Nagar district. The greenfield highway passes through three districts of the state, namely, Kanpur Nagar (62 km), Unnao (27 km) and Kanpur Dehat (4 km). The project shall be further connected to the major highways connecting the city. These include NH-19 from Delhi to Kolkata via Kanpur and Varanasi; NH-34 from Gangotri to Lakhnadon via Haridwar, Kanpur and Jabalpur and NH-27 from Porbandar to Silchar. State Highway 58 (SH-58) which connects Kanpur and Unnao will also be connected to the ring road.
Of the four packages, work will start from Mandhana to Sachendi next year, and the tenders for the second package between Sachendi to Ramaipur-Ruma are also expected soon. The tender process for the third and fourth packages will be started in the new year.
The first package will be built at a cost of ₹846.33 crore in two-and-a-half years. The concessionaire for the first package shall maintain the stretch for five years. The project is being developed under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase-VII. Under NHDP Phase VII, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved 700 km of Ring Roads, bypasses and flyovers and selected stretches.