National Highway 109 (India)

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National Highway 109
Route information
Length: 284 km (176 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Rudrapur
  NH 309A and NH 309B at Almora
North end: Karnaprayag
Location
States: Uttarkhand
Primary
destinations:
Rudrapur, Pantnagar, Haldwani, Kathgodam, Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, Dwarahat, Karnaprayag
Highway system
NH 9 NH 7

National Highway 109 (NH 109), (Previously NH 87), is a highway in India which runs in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.[1] It is one of the most important routes, connecting the entire Kumaon region to the state as well as the country.[2] It is also the major route towards the hill stations such as Nainital, Kausani, Ranikhet, Mukteswar and Almora from Delhi.[3] Previously known as NH 87, it was renumbered as NH 109 in 2010. The northern terminal is at NH 7 near Karnaprayag and the southern terminal is at National Highway 9 near Rudrapur. More than 10,000 vehicles travel through NH-109 in tourist season.[4]

Route[edit]

The Highway Starts from its Junction with NH 9 and connecting the cities of Rudrapur, Pantnagar, Haldwani, Kathgodam, Nainital, Bhowali, Almora, Ranikhet, Dwarahat, Chaukhutia, Gairsain and Adi Badri, terminates with its junction with NH 7 near Karnaprayag. It runs for a distance of 284 km in the districts of Udham Singh Nagar, Nainital, Almora in Kumaon and Chamoli in Garhwal of the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Start and end points of National Highways-Source-Government of India
  2. ^ "Landslide spoils festivity, NH-87 blocked". Nainital: The Times of India. TNN. 17 August 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Dash, Deepak K (31 March 2016). "Widening of NH-87 to bring hill stations in U'khand closer in next 3 years". New Delhi: The Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "New Haldwani-Nainital bypass to ease traffic". Nainital: The Times of India. TNN. 13 March 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 

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