NHDP Projects: Addressing Safety Concerns

India’s infrastructure is crucial to its growth. This article describes the National Highway Development Project, which has undertaken to convert 14,279 kilometers of national highways into four -to six-lanes at a cost of $14.7 billion. With this type of investment, the National Highways Authority of India must address safety issues. The country has a high number of accidents, costing some two percent of the GDP. Safety measures are being undertaken at a cost of $2,260 to $3,390 per kilometer.

Language

  • English

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Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Highway design; Highways; Investments; Safety
  • Geographic Terms: India
  • Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Highways; Safety and Human Factors; I10: Economics and Administration; I85: Safety Devices used in Transport Infrastructure;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01054589
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 2007 2:05PM