National Highway 7 (India)
Road map of India with National Highway 7 highlighted in solid BLUE color
|Length:||2,369 km (1,472 mi)
GQ: 94 km (58 mi) (Bengaluru - Krishnagiri)
NS: 1828 km (Lakhnadon - Kanyakumari)
|North end:||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|South end:||Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu|
|States:||Uttar Pradesh: 128 km (80 mi)
Madhya Pradesh: 504 km (313 mi)
Maharashtra: 232 km (144 mi)
Andhra Pradesh: 754 km (469 mi)
Karnataka: 125 km (78 mi)
Tamil Nadu: 627 km (390 mi)
|Varanasi - Rewa - Jabalpur - Nagpur - Hyderabad - Kurnool - Anantapur - Chikkaballapur - Bangalore - Krishnagiri - Dharmapuri - Salem -Namakkal - Velur - Karur - Aravakurichi - Dindigul - Madurai - Virudhunagar - Kovilpatti - Tirunelveli - Kanyakumari|
National Highway 44 or NH 44 (Old NH 7), is major North-South National Highway in India that runs through the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. NH-44 was laid and is maintained by Central Public Works Department (CPWD).
This highway starts from the area Hyderabad Gate in Varanasi.
The highway connects several important Indian cities such as Varanasi, Rewa, Jabalpur, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Chikkaballapur, Bangalore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Namakkal, Velur, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli. A major part of NH 44 covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP and it is officially listed as running over 2,369 km (1,472 mi) from Varanasi to Kanyakumari. It is the longest national highway in India. As per the recent rationalization of Highway numbers this is renamed as NH 44.
Bangalore-Hosur Road is the part of National Highway 44 which connects the city of Bangalore capital of Karnataka, and the Tamil Nadu border town of Hosur in Krisnagiri district. It is a four to eight-lane highway which also has service lanes on either sides at the busier parts. Apart from being a part of the National Highway, the road is also significant because it consist of many industrial and IT business houses. The famous IT industrial park Electronics City is also located alongside Hosur Road.
The National Highways Authority of India has constructed a 10-kilometer-long elevated highway between Bommanahalli and Electronics City. This toll road has made travel to Electronics City a lot faster. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and Bangalore Development Authority have planned a series of flyovers and underpasses to make this arterial road signal free.
Hosur Road Elevated Expressway in Bangalore at Night.
NH 7 in Karnataka, South Bound.
NH 7 in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu
- A major stretch of NH 7(New NH 44) from Lakhnadon to Kanyakumari (1,910 km (1,190 mi)) has been selected as a part of the North-South Corridor by the National Highways Development Project.
- Approximately 82 km (51 mi) stretch of NH 7 between Bengaluru and Krishnagiri has been selected as a part of the Golden Quadrilateral also by the National Highways Development Project.
- "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways". New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
- "Hosur Road widening is in full swing". Bangalore: Bangalore Mirror. Oct 27, 2009. Retrieved 27 March 2011.
- "Highways Project". National Highways Authority of India. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
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