National Highway 234 (India)

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Indian National Highway 234
National Highway 234
Route information
Length: 780 km (480 mi)
Major junctions
From: Mangalore, Karnataka
  Sira - NH 4, Venkatagirikota - NH 219, Vellore - NH 46, Thiruvannaamalai NH 66
To: Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
States: Karnataka:509 km, Andhra Pradesh:23 km, Tamil Nadu: 234 km, Total: 780km
Gowribidanur, Chintamani, Venkatagirikota, Gudiyatham, Vellore, Thiruvannaamalai
Highway system

National Highway 234 (NH 234), is a National Highway in India that originates in Mangalore, Karnataka, travels through Venkatagirikota, Andhra Pradesh and Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, terminating at Villupuram, Tamil Nadu.


Mangalore - Bantwal - Belthangady - Ujire - Charmadi - Mudigere - Belur - javagal - Huliyar - Sira - Madhugiri-Byranahalli -Kotaladinne- Gauribidanur- Manchenahlli - Chikkaballapur - Chintamani - Venkatagirikota - Pernampattu - Gudiyatham - Vellore City - Kannamangalam - Polur - Thiruvannaamalai - Villupuram

As the forest department does not allow the widening of the roads going through the western ghats, it is expected that a tunnel will be built, same like as proposed by Japanese consultants to the shiradi ghat of NH-48. A tunnel will help in reducing the travel time by 3 hours, reduce the fuel usage and increase the productivity of the industries around. It will also provide an alternative route to the large sized trucks transporting materials to the seaport and air-cargo facility at Mangalore.

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