10-lane Bangalore-Mysore Expressway to scale back the journey time by half: Nitin Gadkari



10-lane Bangalore-Mysore Expressway&nbsp

Key Highlights

  • The 117 km-long expressway is being constructed in two phases.

  • Section one began in Could 2019, it runs from Bengaluru to Nidaghatta in Maddur for a 56 km lengthy route.

  • The second part, which began from December 2019, connects Nidaghatta to Mysore and is 61 km lengthy. 

New Delhi: The bold 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Financial Hall, which is anticipated to scale back the journey time between the 2 cities by half from 3 hours at current to just about 90 minutes, is prone to be accomplished and devoted to the nation by October 2022, Minister of Street Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari mentioned in his tweet. The mission has been delayed because of the unprecedented, year-long Covid-19 pandemic and the next second wave of the pandemic.

The mission, which is also called Bangalore-Mysore Expressway, is being executed below Bharatmala Pariyojana Section-I, at a price of Rs 8,172 crore. The 117 km-long expressway is being constructed in two phases. Section one began in Could 2019, it runs from Bengaluru to Nidaghatta in Maddur for a 56 km lengthy route. The second part, which began from December 2019, connects Nidaghatta to Mysore and is 61 km lengthy. 

Bhopal-based Buildcon Restricted was awarded the mission for the development of the hall and has been supplied with the deadline to finish the mission inside 30 months.

As a part of this expressway, a three-lane carriageway on both facet of the median, moreover a two-lane service street on both facet of the access-controlled important carriageway is being constructed. The mission additionally consists of the development of three elevated corridors together with a 5 km part within the outskirts of Bengaluru, a 3 km part in Maddur, and the third one in Srirangapatna. Round 8,000 staff are deployed for the mission.

Within the Bharatmala Pariyojana Section-I, the street ministry has taken up an in depth overview of the Nationwide Highways community as a way to develop the street connectivity to frame areas, improvement of coastal roads, enchancment within the effectivity of Nationwide Corridors and so forth.. The Bharatmala Pariyojana envisages improvement of about 26,000 km size of Financial Corridors, which together with Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) and North-South and East-West (NS-EW) Corridors are anticipated to hold nearly all of the freight visitors on roads. 

Additional, the ministry has deliberate to assemble about 8,000 km of inter corridors and about 7,500 km of feeder routes for bettering the effectiveness of financial corridors. This programme envisions the event of ring roads/bypasses and elevated corridors to off-load the visitors passing via cities, to additional improve logistic effectivity.



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