Ludhiana – Bathinda Expressway – Information & Status

75.4 km Ludhiana – Bathinda Expressway (NH-754AD) by NHAI is an approved 6 lane access-controlled highway with a route alignment connecting Ballowal village on the Delhi – Amritsar Expressway with Rampura Phul on the Amritsar – Bhatinda Expressway.

This greenfield expressway is part of the Ludhiana – Ajmer Economic Corridor (EC-8) and is being developed under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase 1. Land acquisition for its construction started in October 2020.

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by URS Scott Wilson India Pvt. Ltd in 2019.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 1716.17 Crore
  • Project’s Total Length: 75.543 km
  • Lanes: 6
  • ROW: 60m
  • Current Status: Land Acquisition and Bidding Underway
  • Total land Requirement: 457.74 Ha (448.74 Ha. Agricultural land) and (9 Ha. Protected Forest Land along irrigation canals, railways lines, roads, bunds etc.)
  • Deadline: March 2024
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: HAM (Hybrid-Annuity Model)

Route Map

Ludhiana – Bathinda Expressway project passes through 36 villages in 3 districts of Ludhiana (tehsils Ludhiana, Rajkot), Barnala (tehsils Barnala, Tapa), and Bathinda (tehsil Rampura Phul).

The following official map is from the government’s environment clearance site – view PDF route map. The expressway’s alignment is shown in red color.

Tenders & Contractors

Ludhiana – Bathinda Expressway has been divided into 2 civil packages with a 24 month deadline.

Package & ChainageStatus
Package 1 (30.30 km): Junction with Amritsar-Bhatinda Expressway (NH-754A) near Rampura Phul to Junction with Moga-Barnala Road (NH-703) near village Tallewal (km 0+000 to km 30+300)Ram Kumar Contractor (13 bids received)
Package 2 (45.243 km): Junction with Moga-Barnala Road (NH-703) near village Tallewal to Junction with Delhi-Katra Expressway (NE-5) near Ludhiana (village Ballowal) (km 30+300 to km 75+543)Ceigall India Ltd. (Rs. 981 crore)

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