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The guard wall on Puri-Konark Marine Drive caved in on Sunday due to strong currents in sea. Following the collapse of the guard wall, the threat has assumed dangerous proportions on the Puri-Konark coast that the sea may devour major portions of land, beaches and roads along the coastline.
National Highways were being developed under different mode of execution including Built Operate & Transfer (BOT) (Toll), Built Operate & Transfer (BOT) (Annuity) and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Mode.
While the authority started 4,331 kilometres of projects in FY22, in dispute resolution, NHAI settled 60 cases for Rs 4,076 crore which was 28 per cent of the total claimed amount of Rs 14,590 crore.
Jeypore: Following the arrest of the Executive Engineer of National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI) Jeypore division, Harekrushna Panda, Vigilance sleuths have traced property worth Rs 1.4 crore belonging to him. While Rs 6.18 lakh cash, gold jewellery and a flat worth Rs 30 lakh have been traced, the rest is in the form of […]
Rourkela: Resentment is brewing among locals as construction work of second bridge over Brahmani river in the district has been stopped for last two months. As per reports, there are lots of mismanagement in the construction work. Security guards employed by the construction company have not been paid for the past two months. Besides, any […]
Bhubaneswar: The Iskcon temple authorities today refuted allegations of encroachment saying that the land upon which the demolition was carried out belonged to Iskcon. Rather, the NHAI has defaulted in paying up compensation for the temple land acquired by it for road widening, they alleged. The authorities also clarified that none of their members were […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as work on the proposed 452-km long coastal highway in Odisha under Centre’s flagship Bharatmala Pariyojana is yet to begin, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today said the most awaited project is likely to be completed in the next two-and-a-half years. Chairing a high-level meeting on the project, Chief Secretary AP […]
Bhubaneswar: Highway developer Dilip Buildcon (DBL) has bagged a new hybrid annuity project in Odisha worth Rs 1,522 crore under National Highway Development Project (NHDP). The company has been declared L-1 bidder by the National Highways Authority of India. A statement issued by the company on Thursday stated that the project is for rehabilitation and […]
Anandpur: A forum under the banner of development council of Anandpur today opposed collection of toll fees at Hasanpur on the National Highway -20 between Anandpur and Jajpur. Questioning how the NHAI authorities could collect toll charges while the road work is incomplete, the agitators stopped collection of toll at the toll gate. Also Read: […]
Bhubaneswar: Amid mudslinging between State and Centre over construction of the second bridge on Brahmani River near Rourkela, the NHAI authorities today held discussions with Chief Secretary AP Padhi at the Secretariat and assured to start the project soon after getting necessary approvals from State. “We have discussed all projects including some under Bharatmala scheme. […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In reply to the letter of Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari which stated that delay in forest clearance was the reason for non-commencement of construction of second bridge over Brahmani River, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said no such clearance is necessary for the construction as the proposed site is non-forest in […]
Puri: A team of experts including the regional NHAI Director Dharmananda Sarangi and Project Director of Samajajpur railway over-bridge on Puri-Bhubaneswar national highway Binay Bansal, today, took stock of the safety concerns of the bridge arising due to destruction of stacked geosynthetic bags used as guard wall of the bridge. The team visited the spot […]
Puri: To assess the condition of the Samjajpur overbridge, a team of experts, officials of the company involved in supplying the Geosynthetic bags and NHAI chief general manager Dharmananda Sarangi will visit the spot today. A decision on further action will be taken after verification of the overbridge, which is in a precarious condition after […]
Rourkela: The construction of the second bridge over river Brahmani here will begin soon. This was announced by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) CGM Dharmananda Sarangi here today. At a Press meet, Sarangi said the construction work of the bridge has been delayed for various reasons. However, the tender process for construction of the […]
Bhubaneswar: In order to decongest traffic, two flyovers will be constructed at Khandagiri and Gohira square in the city. According to sources, a decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting, chaired by chief secretary AP Padhi, at state secretariat yesterday. National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) will float tenders for construction […]
Puri: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) today said vehicular traffic on the Samajajpur over bridge, suspended since July after cracks were noticed on it, will be allowed by the first week of September. Regional Officer of the NHAI Dharmananda Sadangi said, “The work is a specialised one and no competent agencies are available […]
Keonjhar: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has decided not to shift the location of the proposed bridge over Kusei river on National Highway No 215 at Belabahali village in Anandpur block of Keonjhar district.
Puri: The district administration on Sunday sealed Samjajpur railway overbridge, which needs urgent repairs, to begin construction works as per the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) directive.
Puri: Puri collector Arvind Agarwal today directed authorities of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to complete the repair of the railway over bridge at Samajajpur, a major project on Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway, which NHAI has warned could collapse any time due to the poor quality of its construction. The collector’s directive came after […]
Pipli (Puri): Private bus services on the Bhubaneswar-Puri route remained suspended for quite some time this morning in protest against the insistence of the personnel at the Pipili gate on collecting the increased toll despite the state government's decision on May 31 to put the decision on hold till the dispute with the bus operators' association was resolved.
New Delhi: The National Highway Authority of India’s (NHAI) ongoing and targeted projects would generate employment of around 50 crore man-days over the next four years, an official statement said on Friday. “This would be averaging to nearly 12.5 crore man-days yearly from 2018-2022. Of this, about one crore will be professional man-days, 3.5 crore […]
New Delhi: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has created a new division to focus on all non-commercial operational activities and providing hassle-free services on the national highways, it was announced on Wednesday. Headed by its Member (Administration), the Highway Operation Division will be responsible for electronic tolling, wayside amenities, road safety and security, […]
New Delhi: The National Highways Authority of India on Thursday launched two mobile apps to ensure smooth functioning of the Electronic Toll Collection system. The two apps — MyFASTag and FASTag Partner — will facilitate the availability of FASTags for electronic toll collection making it possible to buy or recharge FASTags online, an NHAI statement […]
New Delhi: Despite extended monsoons and demonetisation, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has achieved the best track record in completing highway projects during the current financial year ending March, an analyst report said on Friday. “Financial year (FY)17 highway completion will be the best ever. On the back of current pickup in execution, we […]
Pune: Ruling out any exemption from toll collection at national highways, Union road minister Nitin Gadkari said that if people want good services they will have to pay for that. Gadkari agreed to the opinion that toll collection should stop but asserted that he cannot promise waiver from the tax on national highways at this juncture. […]
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
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today turned down the existing proposal of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) in regard to the Coastal Highway project while requesting the NHAI to come up with a fresh proposal. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary, officials of Works department and the NHAI […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited online applications to fill up the posts of Deputy Manager (Technical). The direct recruitment will be held on the basis…
New Delhi: The pan-India rollout of electronic toll collection on national highways (NHs) has resulted in issuance of 1.10 crore FASTags till date, as per NHAI. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) started electronic toll collection through RFID-based FASTags on its 523 toll plazas across the country from December 15 for seamless flow of […]
Keonjhar: Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakare has issued notice to the Chief General Manager (CGM) and regional office of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to undertake the repairing work of deteriorated National Highway – 215 and 49 on a war footing. Both the National Highways, known as the lifelines of Keonjhar are in deteriorating […]
New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has expressed displeasure over the attitude of top officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for delays in several projects. He expressed surprise at the fact that the construction of NHAI building in Dwarka took nine years and said the photographs of officials responsible […]
Bhubaneswar: The ambitious FASTag will mandatory for vehicles from January 1, 2021 and the NHAI has made all necessary arrangements to provide seamless movement of vehicles at Fee Plazas, official sources said on Friday. The toll collection through FASTag first time crossed Rs 80 crore per day on December 24 with record 50 Lakh FASTag […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has approved the construction of a foot over bridge between Saheed Nagar and Satsang Vihar park in Bhubaneswar. According to a notification issued by the NHAI, the estimated cost of the bridge will be Rs 1.25 crore. “The approval of Competent Authority is conveyed herewith for the […]
Vijayapura (Karnataka): The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has achieved a rare feat by completing a single lane of the four-lane stretch of 25.54 km being developed between Vijaypur-Solapur (NH 52) in a record time of 18 hours, Union minister for Road Transport, Highways Nitin Gadkari said on his Twitter handle. “This quick work […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has invited applications for recruitment to multiple posts on deputation basis. The notification has been issued by NHAI to fill up 42 posts including Deputy General Manager (Finance & Accounts) (6 posts), Manager Finance & Accounts (24 posts) and 12 posts of Deputy Manager (Finance and Accounts). […]
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