Solapur-Chennai Economic Corridor – Information & Status

707 km Solapur – Kurnool – Chennai Economic Corridor (NH-150C) is a 6 lane partially access-controlled highway approved by NHAI with a route alignment in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

This mix of brownfield-upgrade & greenfield project is being developed under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-2 program with a December 2025 deadline. It forms the southern section of the 1271 km Surat – Chennai Expressway.

  • Estimated Cost: Rs. 15,000 crore
  • Project’s Length: 707 km
  • Greenfield Section: 230 km (Akkalkot – Mahabubnagar)
  • Lanes: 6
  • Current Status: Under Construction, Bidding, Land Acquisition
  • Deadline: December 2025
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM)

Route Map

An official route map PDF and village list will be added here when available.


Maharashtra – Karnataka Section (Greenfield) – Akkalkot, MH to Karnataka/Telangana Border)

Package & ChainageContractor / Status
Package 1 (26.00 km): Akkalkot to MH/KN Border at Badadal (km 0.000 to km 26.000)Notice Pending
Package 2 (71 km): MH/KA Border at Badadal to Maradgi S. Andola (km 26.000 to km 97.000)PNC Infratech Pvt. Ltd.
Package 3 (65.50 km): Maradgi S. Andola to Baswantpur (97.000 to km 162.500)Dilip Buildcon Ltd.
Package 4 (40.6 km): Baswantpur to Singnodi (km 162.500 to km 203.100)Montecarlo Ltd.
(Ashoka Buildcon was lowest bidder)

Telangana Section (Greenfield)

Package & ChainageContractor / Status
Package 1 (39.3 km): Karnataka-Telangana border at Raichur Gadwal road to Julekal village (km 202.900 to km 242.200)Megha Engineering & Infrastructure (MEIL)
Package 2 (38.2 km): Julekal village to Kurnool town terminating on NH-40 (km 242.200 to km 280.400)Megha Engineering & Infrastructure (MEIL)
(14 Bids were submitted)

Andhra Pradesh Section (Brownfield-Upgrade)

Package & ChainageContractor / Status
Package 1 (64.2 km): 4 laning of NH-716 from Kadapa to Chinna Orampadu (From km 260.652 to km 196.125 of NH-716)Lakshmi Infrastructure Ltd.
Package 2 (57.735 km): 4 laning of NH-716 from Chinna Orampadu (Design km 64.200/existing km 196.125 of NH-716) to Renigunta on NH 565 near Tirupati Airport Rd (Design Km 121.935/existing km 137.000)Lakshmi Infrastructure Ltd.

More tenders details will be added here as they become available.

Page last updated: January 26, 2024. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here. See a list of all Economic Corridors in India here.