Travel from Bengaluru to Mysuru in an hour!


By The Anand Market  

Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway 

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Travelling between Bengaluru and Mysuru is going to get a lot easier with the opening of the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, set to be inaugurated on March 12. 

PM to inaugurate 

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PM Narendra Modi, who will be in Karnataka on March 12, will inaugurate and dedicate the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway to the nation. 


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The Bengaluru Mysuru Expressway, which encompasses a portion of NH-275, is 118 kilometres long. 

Rail bridges, underpasses and more 

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The project also entails the development of four rail overbridges, nine significant bridges, 40 minor bridges, and 89 underpasses and overpasses. 

75 minutes 

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The infrastructure project will reduce the travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru from around 3 hours to about 75 minutes. 

Bolstering tourism 

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Union minister Nitin Gadkari said the expressway aims to improve accessibility to Shrirangpatna, Coorg, Ooty, and Kerala, thereby bolstering their tourism potential. 

Karnataka's growth 

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"An important connectivity project which will contribute to Karnataka’s growth trajectory," PM Modi said about the project, developed in the poll-bound state. 

The price 

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The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway has been developed at a total cost of around Rs 8,480 crore, a government statement said. 

Know more 

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The project involves 6-laning of the Bengaluru-Nidaghatta-Mysuru section of NH-275 and will act as a catalyst for the socio-economic development of the area. 

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