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World Record In Concrete Paving

Patel Infrastructure Ltd, an established construction, development and maintenance service company created a history for a World Record by completing 1.28 km of and 8-Lane (2.56 km stretch of 4 lanes) Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway Project in just 24 Hrs. The record was established with Wirtgen SP 1600 Slipform Paver which is the World’s largest Concrete Paver with paving width of 18.75 m in single pass.

The World record has been achieved in four categories and is recognized by both the India Book of Records and the Golden Book of World Records.

  1. Highest Quality Pavement Quality Concrete in 24 hours
  2. Largest Quantum of Concrete produced by Ready Mix Concrete Plant in 24 hours
  3. Laying of Pavement Quality Concrete continuously in 24 hours
  4. Area of Rigid Pavement Quality Concrete laid in an Expressway in sq. mtrs. in 24 hours.

The job started at 8 am on February 1, 2021 and was completed by 8 am the next morning totaling 2.58 km each in four lanes, with a width of 18.75 meters, covering an area of 48,711 square meters. The record is part of the greenfield Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai, 8-lane expressway project developed by NHAI and is being carried out by the world’s largest fully automatic ultra-modern concrete paver machine- SP 1600 Slipform Paver by Wirtgen.

The job started at 8 am on February 1, 2021 and was completed by 8 am the next morning totaling 2.58 km each in four lanes, with a width of 18.75 meters, covering an area of 48,711 square meters. The record is part of the greenfield Delhi-Vadodara-Mumbai, 8-lane expressway project developed by NHAI and is being carried out by the world’s largest fully automatic ultra-modern concrete paver machine- SP 1600 Slipform Paver by Wirtgen.

Speaking on achieving the accolade, Mr. Arvind Patel, Managing Director, Patel Infrastructure Ltd said, “We are ecstatic to have achieved this colossal task and be a part of the history books in the Indian road construction industry. The nature of constructing a civil project involves many factors that are to be aligned. We endeavoured not to set benchmark only in the segment of road and highway construction but to also do so in a responsible manner.”

 

Ramesh Palagiri , Managing Director & CEO Wirtgen Group in India said, “We are very happy to be associated with Patel Infrastructure Ltd. for  this world record.”

The WIRTGEN GROUP is the world market leader in concrete paving machines. The SP 1600 is its flagship paver which is in operation in India over past 20 years, building several highways and prestigious projects like the Yamuna Expressway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway and more recently the Samruddhi Expressway.

Over the past 20 years, we have accomplished technical innovations in our products and have built application expertise in concrete paving.

 

 

For further information,
visit: www.wirtgen-group.com/india

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