The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) on Tuesday made their name to Guinness World Record by constructing 75 Km continuous bituminous concrete in a single lane on NH-53 highway in less than five days.
The stretch between Amravati and Akola in Maharashtra was completed in a record time of 105 hours and 33 minutes.
Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari shared the information on his Twitter handle.
The section was constructed by private contractor Rajput Infracon. The construction of the Amravati-Akola highway began at 6 am on Saturday and was completed on Tuesday.
The NH-53 highway passes through a mineral-rich region of India. It connects major cities like Kolkata, Raipur, Nagpur, Akola, Dhule and Surat.
According to reports, around 800 employees and 700 workers were involved in the construction of the stretch. Earlier also Rajput Infracon created a world record by constructing a road between Sangli and Satara in 24 hours.