National Highway 16 (India)
Schematic map of Renumbered National Highways in India
|Length||1,711 km (1,063 mi)|
|North end||Dankuni, Kolkata, West Bengal|
|South end||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
Odisha: 488 km|
Andhra Pradesh: 1,024 km
Tamil Nadu: 45 km
|Kolkata (Junction of NH 6) – Balasore – Bhubaneswar – Brahmapur - Visakhapatnam – Eluru - Vijayawada – Guntur - Nellore – Chennai|
The northern terminal starts at Kharagpur National Highway 19 near Kolkata and the southern terminal is at Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral project undertaken by National Highways Development Project.
Many cities and towns in various districts in the States of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are connected by National Highway 16. NH 16 has a total length of 1,711 km (1,063 mi) and passes through the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Route length in states:
- West Bengal: 188 km (117 mi)
- Odisha: 457 km (284 mi)
- Andhra Pradesh: 1,028 km (639 mi)
- Tamil Nadu: 53 km (33 mi)
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- "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
- "National highway 16 route substitution notification dated September, 2015" (PDF). The Gazette of India - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 10 Aug 2018.
- "National Highways and their length" (pdf). report. National Highway Authority of India. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
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