India

Chenani Nashri Tunnel Project: Breakthrough celebrated in July

On July 13, 2015 IL & FS Transportation Networks Limited (ITNL) celebrated the breakthrough in the last section of India’s longest road tunnel between Chenani (South End) and Nashri (North End) in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chenani Nashri Tunnel Project, a part of the ambitious 286 km long four-lane widening of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, will reduce the distance between the winter and summer capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir by nearly 30 km.

The Project involves design and construction of the 9 km long two-lane main tunnel with a parallel escape tunnel, as well as two minor...

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