India's Mega Construction Upcoming Projects in 2022


Upcoming Mega Construction Projects in India

The construction industry serves as one of the biggest contributors of our country’s economy. Whenever you step out of your house, you can observe a road being repaired or the framework of a new housing facility being set up. Our country is developing at a very fast rate and requires the best heavy machinery equipment to carry out these tasks – be they small-scale projects or large endeavours taken by huge corporations. Here are some of the upcoming mega construction projects in India, expected to be completed by 2022 or 2023.

World’s 1st Motorable Road through Glaciers by Project HIMANK under Border Roads Organization       

  • Running between Sasoma and Saser La in Ladakh, Project HIMANK aims to build a vital link between the glaciers of the region.
  • The Motorable Road will have a height of 17800 feet.
  • It will help to improve the living conditions and socio-economic strata of the region.
  • It is nonetheless a dangerous task as the snow keeps melting and the temperatures are extreme.

Chenab Bridge

  • A joint venture by Afcons Infrastructure and IISc Bangalore
  • It will run between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi District of Jammu & Kashmir, India.
  • With a budget of Rs. 5.12 billion, it will be the world’s highest railway bridge upon completion.
  • Length of the bridge will be 1315 km. It will be 359m above sea level.
  • It aims to improve the economic development of the Union Territory by making transportation more accessible.
  • The arch of the bridge was completed in April 2021.
  • The bridge is expected to open to rail traffic in December 2022.

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway     

  • An expressway currently under construction, maintained by the NHAI (National Highway Authority of India.
  • The project began in 2019 with an estimated budget of 90000 Crores.
  • The length of the bridge will be 1350 km, while connecting the national and financial capital of the country.
  • It will reduce the travel time between Delhi and Mumbai to 12 hours compared to 24 hours previously.
  • It will connect the DND Flyway in Delhi to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Maharashtra.
  • The project has two phases. Phase One will include 8 Lanes and Phase 2 will have 12 lanes. The additional 4 lanes in the middle of the road may be utilized for future expansion, utilities, plantations or public transport.
  • It is expected to be completed by Jan-Mar 2023.

Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL)   

  • A project that began in April 2018 to meet the high traffic growth of one of India’s biggest cities.
  • It will be the longest sea link in India upon completion.
  • The length of the sea bridge will be 22 km.
  •  It will connect the Indian city of Mumbai with its satellite city, Navi Mumbai.
  • It will run from Sewri in South Mumbai to Nhava Sheva.

These are just a few of the many extensive construction projects being taken by large infra-structure companies in our country. These extensive projects require the best, well-equipped heavy machinery equipment, such as the ones provided by YantraLive. These large-scale projects require intense hard work, dedication, sweat and toil – and the pandemic has only made things harder with many projects being put on a temporary halt. Thankfully, YantraLive is here to capitalize on the return to normalcy by providing equipment that make your work considerably easier and get the job done.

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