The proposal for conversion of Bengaluru – Mysuru Highway in Karnataka as National Highway has been cleared by PPPAC Committee on 31st May, 2017 and the draft CCEA note is submitted to Ministry of Finance for approval. An amount of Rs. 16.74 crore has been sanctioned for carrying out maintenance work for improvement of the road. The estimated capital cost of this project is Rs. 6420.80 crore. Bids have been invited for procurement of executing agency. Construction work will take about 30 months to complete from the appointed date after completion of tendering process and finalization of agency.
This information was given by Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.