National Highway 68 (India)

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Indian National Highway 68
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National Highway 68

Road map of India with National Highway 68 highlighted in solid blue color
Route information
Length: 134 km (83 mi)
Major junctions
East end: Ulundurpettai, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu
West end: Salem, Tamil Nadu
Location
States: Tamil Nadu
Primary
destinations:
Ulundrupet - Kallakkurichchi - Attur - Vazhapadi - Salem
Highway system
NH 67 NH 69

National Highway 68 (NH 68) is a National Highway in India entirely within the state of Tamil Nadu. It runs between Ulundurpettai and Salem in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu for a total of 134 km (83 mi).[1] It connects with NH 7 and NH 47 at Salem. NH 68 connects NH 45 and SH 69 at Ulundurpettai. It was upgraded to a dual carriageway road in two phases on a Build-operate-transfer basis by Reliance Infrastructure and Maytas.[2]

Traffic[edit]

NN 68 is an important connecting road for vehicles travelling from the two major cities Coimbatore and Kochi. NH 68 connects Salem, in directly Coimbatore, Erode, Tirupur and the cities around these areas with Chennai.

Route[edit]

Ulundurpettai - Elavanasur - ThiyagaDurgam - Kallakurichi - Chinnasalem, Thalaivasal - Kattukottai - Attur - Pethanaickenpalayam - Vazhapadi - Salem

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Highways Starting and Terminal Stations". Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  2. ^ R, Ilangovan (2009-03-19). "Satyam fiasco affects NH-68 works" (in English). Salem: The Hindu. Retrieved 13 May 2012.