National Highway 5 (India)(old numbering)
Road map of India with National Highway 16 highlighted in solid blue color
|Length:||1,533 km (953 mi)
GQ: 1448 km (Chennai - Balasore)
|North end:||Jharpokharia, Odisha|
|South end:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|States:||Odisha: 488 km
Andhra Pradesh: 1000 km
Tamil Nadu: 45 km
|Kolkata (by NH 6) - Balasore - Cuttack - Bhubaneswar - Berhampur - Visakhapatnam - Rajahmundry - Eluru - Vijayawada - Guntur - Ongole - Nellore - Chennai|
National Highway 5 (NH 5), is a major National Highway in India, that runs along east coast of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It is renumbered as NH 16. The northern terminal is at Jharpokharia in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and the southern terminal is at Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It is is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral project undertaken by National Highways Development Project.
NH 16 runs for 1,533 km (953 mi).
- Odisha - 488 km (303 mi)
- Andhra Pradesh - 1,000 km (620 mi)
- Tamil Nadu - 45 km (28 mi)
In Andhra Pradesh, it passes through most of the coastal towns in nine coastal districts and through cities : Nellore, Kavali, Ongole, Chilakaluripet, Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam.
- "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.
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