National Highway 361 (India)

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National Highway 361
Map of National Highway 361 in red
Route information
Auxiliary route of NH 61
Length548 km (341 mi)
Major junctions
South endTuljapur
 
NH 63 Latur
NH 548B Latur
NH 752K Latur
NH 548D Chakur
NH 61 Nanded
NH 161A Nanded
NH 752I Ardhapur
NH 161 Waranga
NH 161A Dhanoda
NH 361B Kalamb
NH 353I Pavnar
North endButibori, Nagpur
Location
StatesMaharashtra
Primary
destinations
Ausa - Latur - Nanded - Yavatmal - Wardha - Nagpur
Highway system
NH 52NH 44

National Highway 361, commonly called NH 361, is a national highway in India that runs entirely within the state of Maharashtra.[1] Its western terminal is in Tuljapur near the intersection of NH 52 and the eastern terminal is in Butibori near Nagpur at the intersection of NH 44. The total length of the highway NH-361 is 548 km. It is a spur road of National Highway 61.[2]

The highway passes through the Western Ghats (Sahyadri mountains) and is an important arterial road connecting the Konkan region with Western Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidharbha regions in the state of Maharashtra.

In 2009, NHAI has announced the extension of existing NH 52 to Nagpur via Ausa-Latur-Nanded-Yavatmal-Wardha and connect it to the NH 61 at Ardhapur near Nanded.

Route[edit]

The most important cities on this highway are: Tuljapur, Ausa, Latur, Chakur, Ahmedpur, Loha, Nanded, Umarkhed, Arni, Yavatmal, Wardha, Buti Bori near Nagpur.[1][3]

Junction list[edit]

NH 52 Terminal near Tuljapur [1]
NH 63 near Latur.
NH 548B near Latur
NH 752K near Latur
NH 548D near Chakur
NH 61 near Nanded
NH 161A near Nanded
NH 752I near Ardhapur
NH 161 near Waranga Phata
NH 161A near Dhanoda
NH 361B near Kalamb
NH 353I near Pavnar
NH 44 Terminal near Butibori, Nagpur [1]

Project development[edit]

The entire NH 361 highway has been included in the national highway mega projects for upgradation to 4-lane. Out of this, the work for 4 lanning of Nagpur-Wardha stretch of 76.4 km has been initiated by Maharashtra government at a cost of INR 145 crores (INR 1.45 Billion).[4][5] [6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "New highways notification dated March, 2013" (PDF). The Gazette of India - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  2. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  3. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India as on 30.06.2017". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Four-laning of NH 361". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Four Laning of Ausa - Chakur Section of NH-361". The Economic Times. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  6. ^ "Detailed Project Report for Up-gradation of Ausa – Waranga & Wardha – Butibori Section of NH361" (PDF). Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change - Government of India. Retrieved 29 September 2018.

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