National Highway 216 (India)

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National Highway 216
Route information
Length: 397 km (247 mi)
Major junctions
North end: Kathipudi, Andhra Pradesh
South end: Ongole, Andhra Pradesh
States: Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada, Yanam, Amalapuram, Palakollu, Machilipatnam, Chirala
Highway system
NH 16 NH 216

National Highway 216 is a highway in Andhra Pradesh operated by National Highways Authority of India. The old number of this highway is NH 214.[1]

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.[2]


Route length in states:[3]

There is proposal to make this highway to 4 lane highway. Work is undergoing in acquiring the land for the extension.[4]