Government approves Rs 2,920 crores for widening Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi, on February 20, 2018, has given its approval for the widening of a section of the NH-275, which connects Bengaluru and Mysuru. The project will involve six-laning of the Nidagatta-Mysuru section of NH-275 from km 74.2 to km 135.3 on a Hybrid Annuity Mode in Karnataka, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement. The six-laning of about 61 kms is estimated to cost approximately Rs 2,919.81 crores, including the cost of land acquisition and pre-construction activities. The civil construction cost is about Rs 2,028.93 crores.