National Highway 216 (India)
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|Length:||397 km (247 mi)|
|North end:||Kathipudi, Andhra Pradesh|
|South end:||Ongole, Andhra Pradesh|
|Kakinada, Yanam, Amalapuram, Palakollu, Machilipatnam, Chirala|
It starts from NH 16 starts at Kathipudi, East Godavari and meets NH 16 again at Ongole, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The highway extends 406 kilometres (252 mi) through the districts of East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasham. It is considered coastal lifeline and an alternative to NH 16 in these districts.
Visakhapatnam - Kakinada Petro Chemical Corridor was proposed along this highway.
Route length in states:
There is proposal to make this highway to 4 lane highway. Work is undergoing in acquiring the land for the extension.
- "PCPIR to propel growth between Vizag, Kakinada". The Hindu. 2014-09-05. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-08-09.
- "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 11 February 2016.