National Highway 10 (India)(old numbering)

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Indian National Highway 10
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National Highway 10
Road map of India with National Highway 10 highlighted in solid red color
Route information
Length: 403 km (250 mi)
Major junctions
East end: Delhi
 
West end: Fazilka
Location
States: Delhi: 18 km
Haryana: 313 km
Punjab: 72 km
Primary
destinations:
Delhi - Rohtak - Hisar - Sirsa - Fazilka
Highway system
NH 9 NH 11

National Highway 10 a National Highway, length 403 km (250 mi),[1] in northern India that originates at Delhi and ends at the town of Fazilka in Punjab near the Indo-Pak Border.

Upgrades[edit]

Four-laning Between Hissar and Rohtak[edit]

As of 2014 November, commissioning of the project to convert 2-lanes to 4-lanes (2-lanes in each direction with wide paved shoulders and a tree-lined median in the middle such as this and this) is slated for June 2016. A special purpose vehicle, Rohtak-Hissar Tollway Pvt Ltd will be implementing the project on Build–operate–transfer (BOT) Toll road mode on design, built, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) pattern. Concession period, including the construction period, for the project is 22 years.[2]

National Highways Authority of India's National Highways Development Project NHAI NHDP Phase-3 project needs additional 591.84 hectares of land for road widening and scope of the work also includes:[3]

In 2012, the Public-Private Partnership Approval Committee of the Union Government approved four-laning of the 98.89 km Rohtak-Hansi-Hisar section of National Highway-10 bringing the far-flung areas of Haryana closer to the National Capital Region (India), ease the traffic, reduce the travel time and boost the economy.[4][5]

In March 2013, National Highways Authority of India awarded the Rs.959.25-crore project contract to the Sudhbhav Engineering.[6]

On 28 July 2013, Oscar Fernandes, Union Minister for road transport and highways has laid the foundation stone for 4-lane of the 99 km long Hisar-Rohtak section of national highway No 10. [7] Same day, Mallikarjun Kharge, Union Railway Minister, has laid the foundation stone for the Hansi-Meham-Rohtak railway line track on 28 July 2013. The project includes 68 km long Hansi-Meham-Rohtak railway line costing Rs 500 crore. It comprises eight stations, four railway underbridges, four crossing stations and four halt stations. The project will be completed in five years.[8]

Four-laning Between Hisar to Sirsa & Dabwali[edit]

In July 2013, Government of Haryana announced that National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)'s Rs.1500 crore project to four-lane 144 km of National Highway No. 10 from Hisar to Dabwali in Sirsa district of Haryana has been started and all the bridges located on this national highway would be widened and a 4-lane bye-pass would also be constructed in Sirsa city. [9]

The project in Build–operate–transfer (BOT) Toll road mode on design, built, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) pattern, having a concession period of 24 years including a 2.5 years construction period, also covers the following:[10]

  • 1 Railway over-bridge (ROB)
  • 10 Flyovers
  • 1 Major Bridges
  • 11 Minor Bridge
  • Sirsa bypass

As of September 2014, National Highway Authority of India has invited bids on Request for Qualification.[11]

Safety[edit]

NHAI and PWD have taken safety measures that has resulted in the decline in road fatalities on NH10. Installation of rumble strips to slow down traffic has proved very effective in reducing accident deaths. Further PWD is yet to install cautionary road signs, catseye, fluorescent indicators to aid in improving the safety on the stretch.[12]

Popular Media[edit]

The bollywood thriller movie NH10 produced by Anushka Sharma is based on a story of travel on the National Highway 10.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Map of NH-10

References[edit]