Expressways in India

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This article is about expressways. For national highways in India, see National Highway (India).
India has about 1,455.4 km (904.3 mi) of expressways. Pictured is a section of the Delhi Gurgaon Expressway

Expressways are the highest class of roads in the Indian road network. They are six or eight-lane controlled-access highways where entrance and exit is controlled by the use of slip roads. Currently, approximately 1,455.4 km of expressways operational in India. The National Highways Development Project by Government of India aims to expand the highway network and plans to add an additional 18,637 km (11,580 mi) of expressways by the year 2022.[1] National Expressways Authority of India operating under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be in-charge of the construction and maintenance of expressways.[2]

List of Expressways[edit]

Operational[edit]

Only operational length is shown.

Name Distance State(s)
Agra-Lucknow Expressway[3] 302 km (187.7 mi) Uttar Pradesh
Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway[4] 95 km (59.0 mi) Gujarat
Allahabad Bypass Expressway[5] 86 km (53.4 mi) Uttar Pradesh
Ambala Chandigarh Expressway[6] 35 km (21.7 mi) Punjab, Haryana
Belghoria Expressway[7] 8 km (5.0 mi) West Bengal
Chennai Bypass[8] 32 km (19.9 mi) Tamil Nadu
Chennai Outer Ring Road 29 km (18.0 mi) Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore Bypass[9] 28 km (17.4 mi) Tamil Nadu
Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway[10] 27.7 km (17.2 mi) National Capital Region
Delhi Faridabad Skyway[11][12] 4.4 km (2.7 mi) National Capital Region
Delhi Western Peripheral Expressway 58 km (36.0 mi) National Capital Region
Delhi Noida Direct Flyway[13] 9.2 km (5.7 mi) Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Region
Durgapur Expressway[14][15] 65 km (40.4 mi) West Bengal
Mumbai Eastern Freeway[16][17][18] 16.8 km (10.44 mi) Maharashtra
Hosur Road Elevated Expressway[19] 9.9 km (6.2 mi) Karnataka
Himalayan Expressway[20] 25.5 km (15.8 mi) Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Hyderabad Elevated Expressways[21][22] 11.6 km (7.2 mi) Telangana
Mumbai Pune Expressway[23] 94.5 km (58.7 mi) Maharashtra
Hyderabad ORR[24] 158 km (98.2 mi) Telangana
Jaipur Elevated Road[25] 8 km (5.0 mi) Rajasthan
Jaipur-Kishangarh Expressway[26] 90 km (55.9 mi) Rajasthan
Kona Expressway[27] 8 km (5.0 mi) West Bengal
Noida-Greater Noida Expressway[28] 24.5 km (15.2 mi) Uttar Pradesh
Panipat Elevated Expressway[29] 10 km (6.2 mi) Haryana
Mumbai Western Freeway[30] 29.3 km (18.2 mi) Maharashtra
Yamuna Expressway[31][32] 165 km (102.5 mi) Uttar Pradesh

Under construction or planning[edit]

Name Distance State
Amaravathi Outer Ring road[33] 220 km (136.7 mi) Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati Anantapur Expressway[34] 371.03 km (230.5 mi) Andhra Pradesh
Biju Expressway[35] 650 km (403.9 mi) Odisha
Bamroli-Althan Expressway[36] 12 km (7.5 mi) Gujarat
Bangalore-Chennai Expressway[37] 240 km (149.1 mi) Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor[38] 111 km (69.0 mi) Karnataka
Chennai Elevated Expressways[39] Tamil Nadu
Chennai ORR, Phase II[40] 33.1 km (20.6 mi) Tamil Nadu
Chennai Port-Maduravoyal Expressway[41] 19 km (11.8 mi) Tamil Nadu
Delhi Eastern Peripheral Expressway[42] 135.6 km (84.3 mi) Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Region
Delhi-Meerut Expressway[43] 150 km (93.2 mi) Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Region
Kadapa Feeder Expressway[44] 104.05 km (64.7 mi) Andhra Pradesh
Delhi Western Peripheral Expressway[45] 135.6 km (84.3 mi) National Capital Region
Kurnool Feeder Expressway[46] 123.7 km (76.9 mi) Andhra Pradesh
Ganga Expressway[47][48] 1,047 km (650.6 mi) Uttar Pradesh
Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway[49] 766 km (476.0 mi) Maharashtra
Mumbai-Nashik Expressway[50][51] 150 km (93.2 mi) Maharashtra
Mumbai-Vadodara Expressway[52] 380 km (236.1 mi) Maharashtra, Gujarat
Shimla-Chandigarh Expressway[53] 120 km (74.6 mi) Punjab, Himachal Pradesh
Sion-Panvel Expressway[54] 25 km (15.5 mi) Maharashtra
Udhampur-Jammu highway[55] 64 km (39.8 mi) Jammu and Kashmir
Upper Ganga Canal Expressway[56][57] 150 km (93.2 mi) Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Purvanchal Expressway 343 km (213.13 mi) Uttar Pradesh
Narmada Expressway[58] 1300 km (807.78 mi) Madhya Pradesh
Chambal Expressway[59] 185 km (114.95 mi) Madhya Pradesh

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