The highest class of roads are called Expressways in India, designed as 6-12 lane wide controlled-access highways and are the network of greenfield expressways, national expressways and national highways. Here is the list of top 10 upcoming longest National Expressway of India upon completion by 2023.
Delhi–Mumbai Expressway is an under-construction expressway connecting New Delhi with Mumbai, Upon completion in March 2023 – The Expressway will become not only India’s longest and busiest expressway but also world’s longest expressway with length to 1,350 km.
Amritsar–Jamnagar Expressway is part of Bharatmala Pariyojana and an under-construction 1,257 km long expressway between Amritsar and Jamnagar. The Expressway connect 2 Thermal Power Plants and 3 big oil refineries and pass through 4 Indian states of India.
Mumbai–Nagpur Expressway also known as super communication expressway is an under-construction 6-lane greenfield road project, connecting two major cities of Mumbai and Nagpur, also enhanced connectivity to the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions.
Delhi–Amritsar–Katra Expressway connect Bahadurgarh with Katra and constructed as part of the Bharatmala project. The 670 km long expressway is a combination of greenfield and brownfield expressway and reduce the distance between Delhi and Katra.
Ludhiana-Bhatinda-Ajmer Expressway is single name for 2 separate Ludhiana-Bhatinda Expressway and Bhatinda-Ajmer Expressway. The expressway was again broken into the 3 different expressways and may be extendable to 8-lanes.
Ganga Expressway is a 6-lane wide upcoming greenfield expressway in Uttar Pradesh, connecting on NH-334 in Meerut district to NH-19 in Prayagraj District. The Ganga Expressway between Meerut and Prayagraj running along the Ganga river ensuring high-speed connectivity.
Raipur–Visakhapatnam Expressway is part of Bharatmala Pariyojana that connects East Coast Economic Corridor. The expressway runs between NH-30 and NH-130C and NH-26 and terminating at Visakhapatnam Port.
Purvanchal Expressway is an upcoming 6-lane wide access-controlled expressway in Uttar Pradesh, Upon completion Purvanchal Expressway will be India’s longest expressway by lenght 340.8 km long. Agra–Lucknow Expressway of Uttar Pradesh is currently the longest operational expressway in India since February 2017.
Bundelkhand Expressway is another under-construction expressway in Uttar Pradesh to boost tourism to Chitrakoot Dham. The 296 km long Bundelkhand Expressway connect on Agra–Lucknow Expressway in Etawah and will pass through 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
In between there are more National Expressways such as 258 km long Bengaluru–Chennai Expressway also known as National Expressways 7 and Trans–Haryana Expressway – a 227 km long and 6-lane wide access-controlled expressway.
Ahmedabad–Dholera Expressway in the state of Gujarat connect Sardar Patel Ring Road with Dholera region and is expected to be ready by March 2023. The greenfield expressway will also connect Dholera greenfield airport in Gujarat.