Roads & Highways
Status: Under Implementation
Promoter: Gujarat State Road Development Corporation
Project: 6-laning of the Bagodara-Vasad road (Km 0/0 to Km 101/9) Of SH-8 on BOT basis
Cost: Rs. 8, 839 million
Contractor: GVK Bagodara Vasad Expressway, a subsidiary of GVK Power & Infrastructure
Current Status: As of April 2013,civil work is in progress. The project is scheduled for completion in Q1 2014. The project has a concession period of 27 years including construction period of 3 years.The length is 101.76 Kms. The width of the carriageway is 6 lane divided dual carriageway with median. Paved shoulders on both sides having equivalent crust same as the main carriageway is 1.5 Mtrs. Hard side shoulder on both sides is 1.0 Mtr. The project highway is a part of SH-8, which provides key connectivity to two national highways, viz., NH-8A (Ahmedabad-Rajkot-Probandar), and NH-8 (Mumbai-Delhi). The project highway caters to commercial traffic from industrial clusters in Bhavnagar, Savli, Sanand, Anand and ports in Saurashtra region (Pipavav, Porbandar, Mundra and Kandla). The shortest link connecting Saurashtra/Kutch region to the highly industrialized regions of Surat, Vadodara, Ankleshwar and Mumbai.