The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped countries’ development in terms of building basic infrastructures like highways and expressways. India has already set a record for highway construction in the current fiscal year as it has exceeded the target of 11,000 km (30 km/day). India is looking to touch 40 km/day by the end of 2021.
On similar lines, the construction of a 10-lane expressway between Mysuru and Bengaluru is going on very well. The total length of the expressway is around 117 KM and is divided into two packages.
10 lane Expressway between Bangalore and Mysore
The 10-lane expressway between Bangalore and Mysore is being constructed in two packages. The construction work for the two packages began in May and December 2019 2019 respectively. Under package 1, construction of 56 KM of the road from Bangalore to Nidagatta is going on. Whereas, construction of 61 KM of the road from Nidagatta to Mysore is taking place under package 2. Around 67.5% of work is done in Package 1 and 50.5% of work is done in Package 2 by April end.
By-pass roads for Bidadi, Ramanagara, Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya, and Srirangapatna are also included in the construction of the 10 lane expressway between Bangalore and Mysore.