NHAI plans Model Stretches of NH in every state to educate Highway Engineers
These Model Stretches will also serve as platform to educate the Highway Engineers of the country, including State PWD Engineers.
In order to exhibit the model stretches of National Highways as per norms, NHAI plans to develop 57 stretches of NH (1735 km) across the length & breadth of the country near each state capital. These Model Stretches will also serve as platform to educate the Highway Engineers of the country, including State PWD Engineers.
These model stretches will have all the required safety & aesthetic features like Road Signs, Road Markings, Road Furniture & Safety Items, Proper junctions & entry/ exit, functional drains, pedestrian Facilities, Street Lighting, Plantation & Landscaping, elegant Toll Plaza, user facilities & wayside amenities, CCTV cameras at all vulnerable locations, no black spots to avoid accidents and ecofriendly measures.
With all these features, the model stretch shall look like a perfect textbook version of model road. Some of the NH sections identified for development as Model Stretches are Dausa to Jaipur, Jalandhar to Amritsar, Srinagar to Banihal, Varanasi Ring Road, Chennai Bypass, MP/MH border to Nagpur including Nagpur Bypass, Brahmputra Bridge to Guwahati.
NHAI has issued policy guidelines to help its Regional Officers (ROs)/ Project Directors (PDs) identify and plan the development of Model Stretches and complete the activity in a timely manner. Sufficient financial powers have been delegated to take quick decision in the matter.
NHAI HQ will be monitoring the progress closely through online e-portal (Data Lake), where pictures/ videos of each Model Stretch would be uploaded apart from other related information. NHAI is committed to provide safe & pleasant driving experience to highway users besides educating Highway Engineers of the country.
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