December 9, 2022

Over 55 % of the works of Mysuru-Bengaluru Financial Hall challenge (popularly referred to as the Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway) have been accomplished and the challenge shall be devoted to the nation in February 2022, introduced Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Govind M. Karjol.

Karjol, who additionally holds the Public Works Division (PWD) portfolio, shared the replace within the Legislative Council on Wednesday.

Karjol stated that the challenge shall be accomplished forward of scheduled date of September 2022.

The financial hall challenge between the 2 cities is being executed underneath Bharatmala Pariyojana Section-I’ll and is estimated to price Rs 7400 crore. The expressway challenge is being developed underneath two packages. The primary one runs from Bengaluru to Nidaghatta in Maddur taluk costing round Rs 3000 crore and the second bundle connects Nidaghatta to Myusuru and Rs 3500 crore will spent on the identical.

Bhopal-based Dilip Buildcon was awarded the contract for building of the each the packages – 56 km from Bengaluru to Nidagatta and 61 km from Nidagatta to Mysore.

“The Ministry of Street Transport and Highways has thought-about the highway as Mysuru-Bengaluru-Chennai Financial Hall — Bharatmala Pariyojana Section-I — and the highway is being developed to fulfill world-class requirements. It is going to be accomplished within the subsequent 11 months and the works are being achieved on a war-footing,” the Minister added.

Over 67.5 % works have been accomplished within the first bundle and 50.5 % of the works have been accomplished within the second bundle,  the Minister knowledgeable.

As soon as the challenge is accomplished, it would take simply 90 minutes to traverse between the 2 cities as in opposition to the current 3-hour journey, Karjol stated. The scope of the work additionally contains building of 9 main bridges, 44 minor bridges and 4 highway over bridges and highway underneath bridges.

Three elevated corridors is being constructed, together with a 5 km part within the outskirts of Bengaluru, a 3 km part in Maddur, and a 3rd one in Srirangapatna.

The ten-lane Freeway additionally contains two service roads on both aspect and wherever the works have been accomplished, automobiles are being allowed to journey. This has significantly lowered the site visitors density between the 2 cities, he instructed the Home.

As soon as the highway works are full, the Nationwide Highways Authority of India will determine on the toll. “The Expressway is not going to in any approach hinder the motion of the residents and villagers alongside the stretch as  good roads, cross-overs and bypasses have been constructed all alongside the Expressway,” Karjol stated.

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