Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd.
Transforming Maharashtra's Transport Landscape
Improvement of Nagpur - Aurangabad - Sinner - Ghoti - Mumbai Rd. to NH Standard

Project Background

Development of high-density corridors and establishing high-speed connectivity has been on top priority of Government agenda. As a first step in this direction the Government of Maharashtra has decided to develop and strengthen the linkages and connectivity of major cities of state with Mumbai, the state capital.

Exploring the viability of one such connectivity of Nagpur with Mumbai, which includes links –Butibori-Wardha – Karanja – Aurangabad – Sinner - Ghoti alongwith link from Karanja – Loni - Nagzari corridor, was an endeavor in this direction.

Importance of the Project

  • The length passes through backward regions of Vidarbha and Marathwada.
  • The distance from Mumbai to Nagpur will be reduced by 50 kms.
  • It will reduce travel time considerably and will be cost effective.
  • It connects Industrial places at Butibori, Amravati, Jalna, Chikalthana, Shendra, Waluj, Sinner.
  • It connects Tourist places at Karanja, Lonar, Sindkhedraja, Verul, Shirdi.
  • It will boost employment through development of Industries in backward regions.

Government Approval

The Government of Maharashtra has accorded its consent to this project in the meeting of Cabinet Committee for Infrastructure held on dated 23.12.1999.

The Government of Maharashtra had declared MSRDC as an “Entrepreneur” for this project vide its resolution-dated 15.06.2002.

Details of Project

The total road length of proposed Nagpur – Aurangabad – Mumbai road is 700.00 Kms.

Sr.No Name of Region Length(approx.)
1. Vidarbha 400 Km
2. Marathwada 160 Km
3. Rest of Maharashtra 140 Km
Total 700 Km
Improvement of Nagpur - Aurangabad - Sinner - Ghoti -
        Mumbai Rd. to NH Standard
Improvement of Nagpur - Aurangabad - Sinner - Ghoti -
        Mumbai Rd. to NH Standard

Total Scope of Project

Sr.No Particulars Scope
1. New Road construction 128.43 Km
2. Improvement of existing road 560.30 Km
Total 690.73 Km
The approximate length is 700 Km & Estimated cost Rs.700.00 crore.

The corridor development is proposed to be National Highway Standard i.e.7.00 m. wide Carriageway and embankment width at top i.e. roadway of 12.00 m.

Execution of Work

MSRDC has taken up the work of entire project in four main sections viz.
  • Butibori to Karanja (188.66 Km.)
  • Amravati – Nagzari – Kherda – Karanja – Malegaon – Mehekar (172.92 Km.)
  • Mehekar – Sindkhedraja – Jalna – Aurangabad (121.39 Km.)
  • Aurangabad – Vaijapur – Puntamba phata – Sinner – Ghoti. (202.37 Km.)

These four sections are further divided in Nineteen Packages for construction Package wise physical position of project is as below.
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Package wise Position of Works (31/08/07) (Figure in lakh)

Pac
No
Name of Package Length
in Km
Est.
Cost
Expdtr. Present Position
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 Buti Bori Wardha 42.60 2449.93 2255.17 34.40 Km. completed
Wardha Talegaon 56.30 4750.60 4690.25 Completed
2 Wardha Bypass 11.30 1492.14 1473.10 In progress.
3 Talegaon Shingnapur 31.93 3142.50 2216.58 In progress.
Shignapur Karanja 49.65 3936.57 3793.98 Completed
4 Bridges Bembala /Chandrabhaga Rivers 2 Nos 154.62 145.42 Completed
5 Bridge Wardha 1 Nos 320.95 320.95 Completed
6 Nagzari Karanja 49.90 2811.08 3333.33 In progress.
7 Karanja Malegaon 78.00 7621.71 5547.52 In progress.
8 Malegaon Mehkar 45.00 941.07 909.29 Completed
9 Mehkar Bypass
Mehkar Sultanpur
Sultanpur Dusarbid
Dusarbid- Dist Border
Bridges, CD works (Pck-IX)
Bridge in Km 26/035
Bridge Khadkapurna Km27/460
07.40
09.00
29.40
29.40
0.00
1 Nos
1 Nos
988.65
532.20
121.00
1062.73
2191.00
52.85
51.84
0.00
584.89
122.32
1132.69
0.00
35.24
59.88
LA in process 2nd Priority
Completed
Completed
Completed
Tender stage
In progress.
In progress.
10 Buldhana Dist Border-Jalna 17.00 1620.00 1109.33 In progress.
Jalna Bypass Part AB 8.30 881.14 882.14 Completed
11 Jalna –A’bad –4 Bridges
Shendra Chikalthana 4 Lanning
Zalta Bypass
Service Road Beed Bypass

Paithan link
4 Nos
8.00
4.00
11.30

4.65
176.00
601.00
437.61
1085.49

984.00





18.00
The work proposed to be
deleted as the work is being
taken by PWD. Under BOT


LA in process by CIDCO
IRDP-Aurangabad work
12 Aurangabad-Lasur Station 28.93 2452.00 2403.12 Completed
13 Lasur Station-Vaijapur 27.97 3580.00 1705.00 In progress.
14 Vaijapur -Puntamba Phata 31.27 3919.12 3848.58 Completed except 210 M.
15 Godawari Bridge - 370.00 376.68 Completed
ROB @ Sawantsar - 235.00 209.98 In progress.
16 Puntamba Phata-Sinner
Zagde Phata-Sawli Vihir
49.00
06.00
4582.00 0.00 Tender Stage
Second Priority
17 Sinner Bypass 8.34 3 3 LA in progress 2nd priority
18 Sinner Ghoti 50.00 3 3 Work Completed.
19 Ghoti Bypass ROB 1.20 3 3 Tender stage.
Total: 639.54 60393.58 45089.98

Physical Progress of the Project

Physical Progress of the Project
Presence scope of work and Cumulative Physical Progress
Total scope of work Completed In progress To be taken
Road 668.69 Km. 494.15 Km. 68.60 Km. 105.94 Km
CD work 788 611 10 166
Slab drain 33 34
Sub way 6 5 1
Minor bridge 220 147 3 70
Major bridge 16 14 2
ROB 3 2 1
Improvement of Nagpur - Aurangabad - Sinner - Ghoti -
        Mumbai Rd. to NH Standard
Improvement of Nagpur - Aurangabad - Sinner - Ghoti -
        Mumbai Rd. to NH Standard

Project Management Consultant (PMC)

Package No. Name of Package Name of the PMC
I, II, V Butibori to Talegaon Wardha Bypass M/s. Lea Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India (LASA), New Delhi.
III X Talegaon to Karanja Buldhana Dist. Border M/s. Gherzi Eastern Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
VI, VII VIII Loni – Karanja – Malegaon – Mehekar M/s. CES (I) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
XII, Aurangabad to Lasur M/s. Span Consultants, New Delhi.
XIII Lasur to Vaijapur M/s Technogem Consultants Mumbai
XIV, XV, XVI Vaijapur to Sinner M/s. Sungrace Engineering Projects, Pune
XVII, XVIII, XIX Sinner to Ghoti M/s. Frischmann Prabhu (I) Pvt. Ltd.
IV Bridges P.W.D.

Contributions from Government

The Government agreed to contribute to the extent of Rs.150.00 Crore. @ Rs.30.00 Crore per year for construction and Rs. 9.00 Crore for land acquisition. The contributions received up till now are as below: –
2000 – 2001 Rs. 22.95 Cr.
2001 – 2002 Rs. 12.46 Cr.
2002 – 2003 Rs. 05.17 Cr.
2003 – 2004 Rs. 03.08 Cr.
2004 – 2005 Rs. 03.07 Cr.
2005 – 2006 Rs. 0.00 Cr.
2006 – 2007 Rs. 2.49 Cr.
Total Rs. 49.22 Cr.

Toll Stations

Total 13 toll stations are proposed in the throughout length at various locations. Out of these 13 toll stations collection of toll is started at 8 toll stations Remaining 5-toll stations toll collection is yet to be started.