Connecting the Gateway of Southern India, Chennai, to the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, L&T Krishnagiri Walajahpet Tollway Limited (L&T KWTL) stretches over 148 km on NH 46 in the state of Tamil Nadu. L&T KWTL, a 100% shareholding venture of L&T-IDPL bagged the project for the development and the up-gradation of this 4-lane stretch to a 6-lane modern highway with all facilities. Falling between Krishnagiri and Walajahpet in Tamil Nadu, this INR 13.70 billion project is a part of the NHDP Phase-V programme & is considered to be one of the most prestigious projects in South India. The project has two toll plazas - one at Vaniyambadi located at 46.8 km milestone and the second at Pallikonda at 96.7 km milestone. L&T KWTL is responsible for toll collection, operations and maintenance of the road stretch for a concession period of 30 years.