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Kurnool Feeder 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.

Kurnool Feeder Expressway
Route information
Length123.7 km (76.9 mi)
Major junctions
North endAmaravati Anantapur Expressway
South endKurnool
Location
StatesAndhra Pradesh
Major citiesAmaravathi, Kurnool
Highway system

The projectEdit

The cost of project is expected to be 7,293 crore (equivalent to 78 billion or US$1.1 billion in 2018).[3][4] It would cut travel time between Amaravathi and Kurnool by 70 minutes. The expressway will be 4-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.[5] The expressway 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 vegetables etc.

RouteEdit

The expressway would stretch for a length of 123.7 km (76.9 mi) and include 71.7 km (44.6 mi) of service road. It will be connected to Amaravati Anantapur Expressway from Kadapa.It will have a total length of 6 Major bridges, 1 Railway Over Bridges, 4 Interchanges, and 16 km Length of Tunnel.[6]

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. ^ "Green Field Express Way (Anantapur to Amaravati)".
  4. ^ "Amaravati-Anantapur highway to cost Rs 27,635 crore". deccanchronicle.com/. 4 October 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Amaravati-Anantapur highway to cost Rs 27,635 crore".
  6. ^ "Green Field Express Way (Anantapur to Amaravati)".