Karnataka: PM Modi to inaugurate Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway on 12 March

PM Modi is scheduled to visit Karnataka on 12 March, where he will dedicate the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway to the nation. The 118 km long project expressway is build at a cost of around Rs 8,480 crores.

The expressway is build with a goal of reducing the travel time Bengaluru and Mysuru from 3 hours to about 75 minutes. Earlier, on Friday, while informing about the PM’s visit to Mandya, Prime Minister’s Office said, “The rapid pace of development of infrastructure projects has been a testament to the vision of the Prime Minister to ensure world-class connectivity across the country. Moving ahead in this endeavor, Prime Minister will dedicate the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway to the nation.”

The project involves 6-laning of the Bengaluru-Nidaghatta-Mysuru section of NH-275. This expressway will act as a catalyst for socio-economic development in the region, the press-release of PMO reads.

The release furthermore includes, “Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for Mysuru-Khushalnagar 4 lane highway. Spread over 92 Km, the project will be developed at a cost of around Rs 4130 crores. The project will play a key role in boosting connectivity of Kushalnagar with Bengaluru and will help halve the travel time from about 5 to only 2.5 hours.”

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