The much-awaited Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway is finally open to everyone. The great makeover of the highway looks drastically different. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the highway on 12 March 2023 and dedicated it to the nation. From Narendra Modi to Nitin Gadkari, everyone is sharing glimpses and snippets of the highway. So many pictures and videos of this motorway are making rounds on various social media platforms and we can understand how grand and transformative the Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway looks now.
Piyush Goyal Uploaded A Magnificent Transformation Video Of The Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway
The Minister of Commerce and Industry took to his official Twitter handle to share a video that shows the changes in vehicular movement on the highway. The transformation of the Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway is so eye-catching and evident. Check out the “then & now” video here.
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) March 12, 2023
In the shared video, it can be easily seen how the lanes are much wider than before. Vehicles are running more efficiently now with all the enhanced and improved facilities after the humongous transformation. The change and makeover from the then highway to the present one are so influential and clearly show what an incredible development this is!
All You Need To Know About This Highway:
The Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway is a 118-kilometre-long expressway that will help all travelers to reduce their travel time to a huge extent. From 3.5 hours, the time to travel between Bengaluru and Mysuru is reduced to 1.5 hours only. This grand expressway also includes 4 rail overbridges, 9 significant bridges, 40 minor bridges, and 89 underpasses and overpasses.
This project took a time span of about 5 years and was constructed in 2 phases. In the first phase, the construction of a 58 km stretch between Bengaluru and Nidaghatta took place. And the second phase was about constructing the 61 km stretch between Nidaghatta and Mysuru.
The toll collection is all set to start on 15 March 2023. It is starting from Bengaluru to Maddur. The expressway has 2 points for toll collection. The toll tax is applicable to 6 kinds of vehicles. Once the toll collection starts functioning on 15 March, no two-wheeler vehicles and autorickshaws will be allowed to travel on the highway.
So when are you planning to travel on this Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway?
Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/ Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari)