Tharad – Ahmedabad Expressway – Information & Status Update

213.803 km Tharad – Ahmedabad Expressway by NHAI is a proposed 6/8 lane access-controlled highway with a route alignment entirely in Gujarat state.

This greenfield expressway will be developed under Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP). The project’s feasibility report and Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Private Limited (ICT). Land acquisition for the project is underway.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs. 6000
  • Project’s Length: 213.803 km
  • Land Acquisition Required: 1744.42 hectares
  • Lanes: 6/8
  • RoW: 70m
  • Status: Bidding Underway
  • Deadline: Not Finalized
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

Route Map

This expressway will connect the under construction Amritsar – Jamnagar Economic Corridor at Tharad, close to the Gujarat – Rajasthan border, with the operational Ahmedabad – Vadodara Expressway south of Ahmedabad city.

An official PDF route map (slightly more detailed) of the project can be viewed here on the Environmental Clearance website.

Final alignment is shown in Red color:

Current Status

Land acquisition is underway. Tenders for the construction of 3 packages were invited in October 2022 and cancelled in November 2023.

Tenders & Contractors

Tenders for appointing contractors were cancelled in November 2023.

Package (Chainage)Status / Contractor
Package 1: Tharad to Khimana (Km 0.000 to Km 43.500)Tender Cancelled
Package 2: Khimana to Diodarda (Km43.500 to Km 83.500)Tender Cancelled
Package 3: Diodarda to Udalpur (Km 83.500 to Km 127.000)Tender Cancelled
Package 4: Udalpur to Giyod (Km 127.000 to Km 173.500)Tender Cancelled
Package 5: Giyod to Bhuval (Km 173.500 to Km 213.803)Tender Cancelled

Page last updated: December 27, 2023. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.