National Highway 55 (India)

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National Highway 55
Map of National Highway 55 in red
Schematic map of National Highways in India
Route information
Length370 km (230 mi)
Major junctions
West endSambalpur
East endNaugaon, Jagatsinghpur
Angul, Dhenkanal, Cuttack
Highway system
NH 53NH 16

National Highway 55 (Previously NH42) is a National Highway in India connecting Sambalpur and Cuttack in Indian state of Odisha.[1]Starting from NH 53 in Sambalpur, it terminates at Naugaon, in Jagatsinghpur District.[2] it is also known as Cuttack - Sambalpur Highway. Before renumbering of national highways of India, route of NH-55 was part of old national highway 42.[3] This national highway is 370 km (230 mi) long.[4]


NH55 connects Sambalpur, Redhakhol, Angul, Banarpal, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Balikuda and terminates at Naugaon in the state of Odisha.[2]


NH 53 Terminal near Sambalpur.[2]
NH 153B near Redhakhol
NH 655 near Angul
NH 149 near Banarpal
NH 655 near Khuntuni
NH 16 near Cuttack.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Notification Sep 2015" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  3. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  4. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India". Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 20 June 2019.

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