NHAI Sets Guinness World Record For Laying 75 Km Highway

Jun 08, 2022

The team began building the road on June 3, at 7:27 am and finished constructing the 75 km stretch on June 7, at 5 pm, finishing it in a record time of 105 hours and 33 minutes.

India has entered the Guinness World Records for constructing the longest piece of road where bituminous concrete are laid continuously. The plan of building 75 kilometre long stretch of bituminous concrete in a single lane on National Highway 53 was materialised by National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) consultants and concessionaire in collaboration with Rajpath Infracon Pvt Ltd and Jagdish Kadam.

Amravati to Akola section is part of the national highway 53, which is an important east-west corridor. It connects major cities like Kolkata, Raipur, Nagpur, Akola, Dhule, and Surat. It passes through a mineral-rich region of our country. With this achievement, there will be a great relief to commuters, the movement of traffic will be smooth, and the travel time will be reduced.

Source : Outlook India