5 Long Roads In India
Mumbai Pune Expressway
The Mumbai Pune Expressway, (officially known as the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai Pune Expressway) is India’s first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway. It spans a distance of 94.5 km connecting Mumbai with Pune. It is one of India’s busiest roads. The expressway has reduced the travel time between the cities of Mumbai and Pune to approximately two hours. The expressway starts at Kalamboli (near Panvel) and ends at Dehu Road (near Pune).
National Highway 17
National Highway 17, commonly referred to as NH 17, is a busy National Highway in India that runs roughly north–south along the western coast of India, parallel to western ghats. It connects Panvel to Kochi in Kerala, passing through the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala. It is the 7th longest highway in India with a length of 1,296 km.
Yamuna Expressway is a 6-lane, 165 km long, controlled-access expressway and connecting Greater Noida with Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The total project cost was INR 128.39 billion. The expressway starts from Greater Noida and ends at Kuberpur on NH 2 towards Kanpur and Agra. The speed limit on the expressway is 100 km/h for vehicles. The right most lane on the expressway is reserved for overtaking only.
East Coast Road
East Coast Road (ECR) is a two lane highway in Tamil Nadu, India, built along the coast of the Bay of Bengal connecting Tamil Nadu’s state capital city Chennai with Cuddalore via Pondicherry. The total length of the road is 690 km from Chennai to Thoothukudi.
National Highway 8
National Highway 8 (NH 8) is a 4-lane (6-lane between Delhi-Jaipur) in India. It is the busiest highway in the subcontinent, as it connects the national capital Delhi to the financial capital Mumbai, as well as important cities Gurgaon, Ajmer, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Kotputli and Vadodara. The total length is 1,428 km. The Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, Jaipur-Kishangarh Expressway, and NE 1 are part of NH 8.