NHAI created World Records for laying 75 Km long Bituminous Concrete Road in record 5 days

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The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and its contractors entered the Guinness World Records for laying 75 km long continuous bituminous concrete road in a record 5 days.

  • The work was carried out in a single lane on the NH-53 section between Amravati and Akola in West Vidarbha.

  • This section was constructed by private contractor Rajput Infracon.

  • Earlier also Rajput Infracon had created a world record by building a road between Sangli and Satara in 24 hours.

  • The NH-53 highway passes through the mineral rich region of India.

  • It connects major cities like Kolkata, Raipur, Nagpur, Akola, Dhule and Surat.

  • Earlier this record was held by the Public Works Authority of Qatar - Ashghal on February 27, 2019.

  • The road was part of the Al-Khor Expressway and took 10 days to complete.

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