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Odisha to develop four inter-corridor roads

Bhubaneswar: Signalling a major upgradation in road infrastructure, the Odisha government has decided to construct four major inter-corridor roads in the state. A decision regarding this received necessary approval today at a high-level meeting between officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Engineer-In-Chief of the Public Works Department (PWD). With this […]

Road Safety: Odisha issues March 5 deadline for road repairs

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over steep rise in road mishaps, Odisha government on Wednesday issued a deadline for urgent repairs of roads that are in bad shape in several parts of the State. Sources said that the officials of engineering department have been asked to complete the repair of roads by March 5. At a high-level meeting […]

Jamshedpur-Balasore, Chattarpur-Digha among 12 NHs to double up as airstrips

New Delhi: The Indian Air force (IAF) has cleared 12 National Highways (NHs) including two passing through Odisha as emergency landing airstrips which will enable rescue teams to reach affected areas easily. Jamshedpur-Balasore highway and Chattarpur-Digha highway are among the 12 NHs cleared for being developed into airstrips. The IAF has given clearance to 12 […]

Pipilia locals sit on dharna; demand flyover on NH-215

Keonjhar:  Demanding construction of flyover on national highway (NH)-215 at Pipilia in Keonjhar district, locals have been staging a mass dharna since last five days. The agitators claimed that there is direct road connection between tourist place Sitabinji, Patana and Karanjia. Besides vehicles, local people commute on the NH. Since road accidents occur on the […]

Newspaper hawker dies in road mishap; locals block NH  

Sundargarh:  Villagers of Kutra  in Sundargarh district today blocked National Highway 10 protesting death of a person in a road accident this morning. Sources said a newspaper hawker was run over by a speedy 10 wheeler truck near the Kutra bus stand on the Sambalpur-Rourkela NH-10 during the wee hours today. The deceased was identified […]

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One-way traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: One-way traffic was on Sunday restored on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway which had remained closed for four days. “With the improvement in weather, road clearance operations were restarted (Sunday) afternoon and the highway will remain open for one-way traffic,” a traffic department official said. “Vehicles will be allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar […]

Six killed, 34 injured as private bus falls off bridge

Angul: Five passengers and a motorcyclist died while 34 passengers were injured, 18 of them seriously, after a private bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge near Tukuda under Jarpada block, about 20 km from Angul, on National Highway-55 after colliding with a bike this afternoon. Reports said the ill-fated bus Janhamamu […]

Centre approves alignment of 550 km Digha-Gopalpur NH

A few weeks after the Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari declared the coastal road connecting Odisha with West Bengal as a National Highway (NH), the Centre today approved the alignment of 550 km Digha-Gopalpur NH

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Cabinet approves project-exit policy for highways developers

The government today approved a project-exit policy for highway developers and also authorised the state-run National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to intervene in languishing projects that are suffering from lack of funds