India's Engineering Wonders: 5 Longest Expressways in The Country

BANGALORE: Indian road network, with an estimated length of about 4,689,842 kilometers, is the 2nd largest in the world. It consists of expressways, national highways, state highways, peripheral roads and local roads. Among all, here are the 5 longest expressways that connect different regions of India, reports Rediff.
Yamuna Expressway, Uttar Pradesh: Also known as Taj Expressway, Yamuna Expressway is a 165 km long, a 6-lane controlled-access expressway. It connects Greater Noida with Agra located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was formally inaugurated on 9th Aug, 2012 by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and was thrown open to the public. The total project cost is approx Rs.13000 crores. The beautiful expressway includes long flyovers, 7 interchanges and many major bridges along with elevated highway of few kilo meters.
It is India's longest six-lane controlled-access expressway facilitated with CCTV, SOS booths for safety and accident assistance, mobile radars to monitor compliance with minimum and maximum speed limits as well and one highway patrol at every 25 km.
The main objective of building this expressway was to reduce the travel time between New Delhi and Agra from 4 hours to 100 minutes and also to open up avenue for industrial and urban development of the region, for convergence to tourism and also other allied industries.
Write your comment now

Reader's comments(2)
1: `Why there is no mention of 'Dugapur Express way' in West bengal?It is part of golden quadrilateral connecting Kolkata to Durgapur
Posted by: Aniruddha Maitra - 23 Apr, 2014
2: Bangalore Mysore express way has not really built. It's just a connecting NH. Worst traffic and hell lot of speed breakers. Can't be considered as express way.
Posted by: David Thavamani - 19 Apr, 2014