The cost of making the Bangalore-Mysore Expressway is Rs 8,480 crore. The foundation stone of the project was laid in March 2018. The length of this expressway built on NH-275 is 118 km. The government says that this will boost tourism and employment.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway (Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway) Dedicated to the country. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi did a roadshow and in his address expressway Explain the benefits of He said that this will increase the connectivity of IT and start-up hub Bengaluru and the heritage city of Mysore. Youth and businessmen will be able to take advantage of this.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has termed it as an important project. The Prime Minister believes that this will contribute a lot in the development of Karnataka. Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was present on the occasion, said that this expressway will speed up access to areas like Srirangapatna, Coorg, Ooty and Kerala, this will also promote tourism. New employment opportunities will be available.
will save half the time
The Bangalore-Mysore Expressway is of ten lanes. NH-275 The length of this expressway built on is 118 kilometers. This expressway is built between Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka and Mysore, known as the cultural capital of the state. Earlier it used to take three hours to travel between these two cities, but now it will take 75-90 minutes. That means almost half the time will be saved.
How much will tourism benefit?
For those who want to visit places like Ooty, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Coorg and Kannur on weekends, this expressway is going to prove to be a boon. This will save their time. The expressway has the potential to boost tourism not only in Karnataka but also in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
How much will be the toll tax?
This lifeline is also necessary. NHAI It had planned to collect toll tax in Bengaluru-Nidaghatta section from day one itself, but later postponed it till March 14. However, after this, depending on the category of vehicles on the Bangalore-Nidaghatta route, it will range from Rs 135 to Rs 880.
But NHAI Has said that due to security reasons two wheelers as well as slow moving vehicles will not be able to use this expressway.
There are two important packages in the expressway
The cost of making the Bangalore-Mysore Expressway is Rs 8,480 crore. It was built by the National Highways Authority of India NHAIHybrid Annuity Model by (HAM) has happened under. The project consists of two packages: Bengaluru – Nidaghatta (58 km) and Nidaghatta Mysuru (61 km).
The foundation stone of the project was laid in March 2018 and was to be completed by October 2022 but issues ranging from land acquisition to COVID-19 Due to various reasons, it could not be completed within the time limit.
This expressway has nine major bridges, 42 minor bridges, 64 underpasses, 11 overpasses and four rail over bridges. It has also built five bypasses around Bidadi, Ramnagar-Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya and Srirangapatna to avoid traffic congestion in towns along the highway.