National Highway 79 (NH 79) is a National Highway in India entirely within the state of Tamil Nadu. It runs between Ulundurpettai and Salem in the Indianstate of Tamil Nadu for a total of 134 km (83 mi). It connects with NH 44 and NH 544 at Salem. NH 79 connects NH 68 and SH 69 at Ulundurpettai. It was upgraded to a dual carriageway road in two phases on a Build-operate-transfer basis by Reliance Infrastructure and Maytas.
|Length:||133 km (82 mi)|
|East end:||Ulundurpettai, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu|
|West end:||Salem, Tamil Nadu|
|Ulundrupet – Kallakkurichchi – Chinnasalem – Attur – Pethanaickenpalayam – Vazhapadi – [[Salem, Tamil Nadu|Salem])|
(NH68) NH44 near Salem, Attur, NH38 near Ulundurpettai
Secondary National Highways
|179A||Tamil Nadu||NH79 near Salem, Ayothiapattinam, Pappireddipatti, Harur, Uthangarai, Thirupathur, NH48 near Vaniyambad|