National Highway 16 (India)
Schematic map of Renumbered National Highways in India
|Length:||1,533 km (953 mi)
GQ: 1448 km (Chennai – Balasore)
|North end:||Dankuni, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|South end:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|States:||Odisha: 488 km
Andhra Pradesh: 1,024 km
Tamil Nadu: 45 km
|Kolkata (Junction of NH 6) – Balasore – Bhubaneswar – Visakhapatnam – Eluru - Vijayawada – Guntur - Nellore – Chennai|
National Highway 16 (NH 16), (previously NH 5), is a major National Highway in India, that runs along east coast of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It is renumbered as NH 16. The northern terminal is at National Highway 19 near Kolkata and the southern terminal is at Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral project undertaken by National Highways Development Project.
Many cities and towns in various districts in the States of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are connected by National Highway 16. NH 16 has a total length of 1,533 km (953 mi) and passes through the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Route length in states:
- West Bengal: 161 km (100 mi)
- Odisha: 488 km (303 mi)
- Andhra Pradesh: 1,024 km (636 mi)
- Tamil Nadu: 45 km (28 mi)
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- "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
- "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
- "National Highways and their length" (pdf). report. National Highway Authority of India. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
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