Ahmedabad – Dholera Expressway – Information & Status

109 km Ahmedabad – Dholera Expressway (NH-751) by NHAI is an under construction 4 lane access-controlled road with a route alignment connecting Sardar Patel Ring Road near Sarkhej with Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) via Dholera International Airport at Navagam.

This greenfield expressway is part of the Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project (DMIC), and its land acquisition was completed in July 2020. Contracts for its construction were awarded in November 2020 to Sadbhav Engineering, GHV India and DRA Infracon.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 3,500 crore
  • Project’s Total Length: 109.019 km
  • Lanes: 4 (Packages 1, 2 & 3 are expandable to 8; Package 4 is expandable to 12)
  • Status: Under Construction
  • Deadline: March 2023
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)

Route Map

The expressway starts from Sardar Patel Ring Road near Sarkhej, southwest of Ahmedabad, and runs south towards Dholera between NH-8 and SH-4, SH-6, Sabarmati river course / Gulf of Khambat (on east side). It features 8 major interchanges and forms the central spine of DSIR (Dholera Special Investment Region).

The following not-so-pretty map from the government’s environment clearance site displays its route. View the official PDF route map here.

Tenders & Contractors

Ahmedabad – Dholera Expressway has been divided into 4 civil packages with a 24 month deadline.

Package & ChainageContractor (Value)
Package 1 (22 km): Sardar Patel Ring Road to Sindhrej Village of Ahmedabad District (Km 0.000 to 22.000)Sadbhav Engineering (Rs. 690.30 crore)
Package 2 (26.52 km): Sindhrej Village to Vejalka village of Ahmedabad District (Km 22.000 to 48.520)Sadbhav Engineering (Rs. 882 crore)
Package 3 (22.54 km): Vejalka village to Start of DSIR Zone (Km 48.520 km to 71.060)GHV India (Rs. 692 crore)
Package 4 (38.019 km): DSIR Zone of Ahmedabad District to Adhelai village of Bhavnagar district (Km 71.00 to 109.019)Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon (Rs. 932.22 crore)

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