New Delhi: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on his Twitter page that the National Highways Authority had set a Guinness World Record for laying 75 km of roads in 105 hours. Also shared a picture of the highway and a Guinness World Record certificate.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has set a world record by constructing a 75 km long continuous road on NH-53 from Amravati to Akola in the Marathas within 5 days.
Construction work on the Amravati-Akola highway began at 6 am on Saturday and was completed yesterday. This NH-53 highway connects the major cities of Kolkata, Raipur, Nagpur, Akola, Dhule and Surat.
Proud Moment For The Entire Nation!
Feel very happy to congratulate our exceptional Team @NHAI_Official, Consultants & Concessionaire, Rajpath Infracon Pvt Ltd & Jagdish Kadam, on achieving the Guinness World Record (@GWR) of laying 75 Km continuous Bituminous Concrete Road… pic.twitter.com/hP9SsgrQ57
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) June 8, 2022
Earlier, on February 27, 2019, the Public Works Commission (Qatar) set a Guinness World Record. The road was part of the Al-Gore Expressway and took 10 days to complete, Nitin Gadkari said.