The National Highway Authority of India has created a new World record by constructing a 75 km single-lane concrete road within 5 days. This new record has been certified by Guinness World Records.
World Record Created By NHAI
Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari took it to Twitter to confirm the new Guinness World Record certified world record created by the National Highway Authority of India.NHAI has constructed a 75 Km bituminous concrete road on NH 53 between Amravati and Akola (Maharashtra). As per the record time, it took 105 hours and 33 minutes to construct the same.
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As per the Guinness World Record certificate, “The longest piece of asphalt/bituminous concrete laid continuously was achieved by Raj Path Infracon Pvt. Ltd. and Jagdish Kadam (both India) between Amravati and Akola Districts on NH53, India from 3 to 7 June 2022,”.NH53 connects Kolkata, Raipur, Nagpur, and Surat.720 workers were part of this project .Nitin Gadkari tweeted,” The NHAI lodged its name in the Guinness World Records by constructing 75 Km continuous Bituminous Concrete in Single Lane on the section of NH-53 between Amravati to Akola”.
720 Workers Involved in the construction by National Highway Authority of India
He further stated, “This 75 Km single lane continuous Bituminous Concrete Road is equivalent to 37.5 Km of 2-Lane Paved shoulder road and the team of 800 @NHAI_Official employees,…and 720 workers including team of Independent Consultants were involved in the job that started on 3rd June, 2022 at 7:27 AM and was completed on 7th June, 2022 at 5:00pm.”
Amravati-Akola highway construction began at 6 in the morning on June 3, 2022, and the aim was to finish the construction by June 7, 2022. A similar world record was previously achieved by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) of Qatar. It was for construction on Al-Khor Expressway and was completed in ten days.