National Highway 216 (India)

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National Highway 216
Schematic map of Renumbered National Highways in India
Route information
Length391.289 km (243.136 mi)
Major junctions
North endKattipudi, Andhra Pradesh
 
South endOngole, Andhra Pradesh
Location
StatesAndhra Pradesh
Primary
destinations
Kakinada, Yanam, Amalapuram, Razole, Palakollu, Narasapuram, Machilipatnam, Bapatla, Chirala
Highway system
NH 16NH 216

National Highway 216 (NH 216) (previously:NH 214 and NH 214A) is a National Highway in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The former highways of NH 214 and 214A were merged and renumbered as NH 216. It starts from NH 16 junction at Kattipudi and passes through Kakinada, Amalapuram, Narsapur, Machilipatnam, before it junctions NH 16 again at Ongole.[1][2] Visakhapatnam–Kakinada Petro Chemical Corridor, is a proposed project along the highway.[3]

Route[edit]

The highway has a total route length of 391.289 kilometres (243.136 mi).[2] It passes through the districts of East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam of Andhra Pradesh.

National Highway 216 starts from NH16 at Kathipudi village and it passes through towns and cities like Gollaprolu, Pithapuram,Kakinada,Yanam,Mummidivaram,Amalapuram, Razole,Narsapuram,Pedana,Machilipatnam,Bapatla,Chirala and connects with NH 16 at Ongole.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "State-wise length of National Highways (NH) in India as on 30.11.2018". Ministry of Road transport and Highways, India. National Informatics Centre. 30 November 2018. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 April 2019. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "List of National Highways passing through A.P. State". Roads and Buildings Department. Government of Andhra Pradesh. Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  3. ^ "PCPIR to propel growth between Vizag, Kakinada". The Hindu. 2014-09-05. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-08-09.