National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) released the first ever national highways rankings. Rankings have been compiled based on 40 parameters, including time taken at the toll plaza, operations speed, quality of signages, accidents per km per year, among others.
The objective of the ratings is to identify interventions needed to improve efficiency and commute experience on the national highway corridors. NHAI told the media that the national highways would be rated regularly from now on a six month basis to give time for their improvement.As we have reported, highways managed by L&T, IRB Infra topped the NHAI rankings list. Navayuga, Patel Engineering(in JV) and Dilip Buildcon also feature in the top 10.
National Highway No.
Name of highway section
Length (in km)
Highway building contractor
Project Implementation Unit (PIU)
Goa-Karnataka border to Kundapur
4-lane Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway
Simga to Sargaon
Krishnagiri to Walajahpet
Godhra to Gujarat/MP Border
Godhra Expressways (SPV)
Access controlled highway from Bengaluru to Nelamangala
Navayuga road projects
JV-Patel Engineering and KNR constructions
Mahulia to Bahragora and Baharagora to Chichira
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