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Amaravati–Anantapur Expressway

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Amaravathi- Anantapur Expressway is a proposed greenfield expressway road in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.[1][2] It is being built by the National Highways Authority of India under Phase–VII of National Highways Development Project.

Amaravathi Anantapur Expressway
Route information
Length371.03 km (230.55 mi)
Major junctions
North endAmaravathi
South endAnantapur
Location
StatesAndhra Pradesh
Major citiesAmaravathi, Guntur City, Anantapur
Highway system

The projectEdit

The cost of project is expected to be 27,635 crore (equivalent to 300 billion or US$4.3 billion in 2018).[3] It would cut travel time between Amaravathi and Anantapur by 120 minutes. The expressway will be 6-lane wide with service roads.It was proposed that this road will be designed for a speed of 120 kmph with straight alignments, avoiding habitations and locations of archaeological and religious importance. Tunnels and viaducts are proposed to be constructed to avoid hilly terrains and valley sections.[4] The Express-way will carry all public amenities viz. under passes, service roads, provision for green belt, rest houses, petrol pumps, service centres, restaurants and four agricultural mandis for milk, potatoes, grains, fruits and

RouteEdit

The expressway would stretch for a length of 371.03 km (230.55 mi) and include 260.09 km (161.61 mi) of service road. It will be connecting to Amaravathi Outer Ringroad from Anantapur with roads like Kurnool Feeder and Kadapa Feeder intersecting with it. It will have a total length of 260.09 km service roads. 33 Major bridges, 4 Railway Over Bridges, 14 Interchanges, and 10 km Length of Tunnel.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Greenfield Expressway (Anantapur to Amaravati)". Andhra Pradesh Road Development Corporation. Roads and Buildings Department. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Amaravati-Anantapur highway to cost Rs 27,635 crore". Vijayawada: Deccan Chronicle. 4 October 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Amaravati-Anantapur highway to cost Rs 29,000 crore". deccanchronicle.com/. 4 October 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Amaravati-Anantapur highway to cost Rs 27,635 crore".
  5. ^ "Green Field Express Way (Anantapur to Amaravati)".