Hyderabad Nehru Outer Ring Road

Outer Ring Road or Nehru Outer Ring Road is a 158 kilometer, 8-lane ring road expressway encircling Hyderabad the capital city of TelanganaIndia. It is built by HMDA at a cost of Rs.6696 crores.[1] with an assistance of ₹3,123 crores from Japan International Cooperation Agency.[2] The expressway is designed for speeds up to 120 km/h.[3] A large part, 124 km (covering urban nodes viz., Hi- Tech cityNanakramguda Financial District, Hyderabad International AirportIKP Knowledge park, Hardware Park, Telangana State Police Academy, Singapore Financial District, and Games village) of the 158-km was opened by December 2012.[4]

It gives an easy connectivity between NH 44NH 65NH 161NH 765 and NH 163 from Hyderabad to Vijayawada and Warangal as well as state highways leading to Vikarabad Nagarjunasagar and Karimnagar /Mancherial.[5] The Ring Road also helps in reducing the travel time from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to cities like Nizamabad & Adilabad as it connects to NH44. The expressway is fenced and 33 radial roads connect it with the Inner Ring Road,[6] and the upcoming Regional Ring Road.

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