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Project Name : Strengthening & 4-laning of existing Bangalore – Mysore State Highway (SH – 17) :
Bangalore – Mysore Road is an important State Highway in the state connecting State Capital with cultural city of Mysore. Large volume of tourist traffic is plying on this road.
Length: The length of road from Bangalore to Mysore is 140 Kms. The project road starts from the junction of university road of Bangalore at 11.3 Km of Mysore Bangalore road ends near Hardinge Circle in Mysore. KUIDFC has undertaken improvement of 9 Kms of road in Ramanagar & Channapatna. The length of the project road which requires improvement will be 120 Kms.
Sections:
1
Bangalore –Maddur Section
In Bangalore Division.
51 kms
2
Maddur –Srirangapatna Section
In Mandya Division.
60 kms
3
Srirangapatna – Mysore Section
In Mysore Division.
9 kms
Traffic: The traffic intensity on the project road varies from 23,692 P.C.U. to 57,015 P.C.U. This limiting capacity for two lane carriageway is 10,000 P.C.U. The capacity of the road is already exceeded and the road is required to be widened to four lane carriageway for the entire reach.
The entire length of project road having stretches improved under ADB by KUIDFC was taken up for four laning. This road was improved as four lane with divided carriage way. The project road was implemented in two packages at estimated cost of 330 Crore from Bangalore to Maddur (62.00 Km) stretch was awarded to M/s Bridavan Infrastructure Co Ltd. on annuity basis.The other package from Maddur- Mysore (49.50 Km) was awarded to M/s Soma Enterprise on regular tender basis.
The improvement envisaged for horizontal and vertical curve improvements.5 No’s of major bridges, 41 Minor Bridges reconstructed and 76 curves was improved. Further 59 No’s of bus bays, 6 No’s of Truck lays and 2 ROB’s was provided. Other this the road signages and median plantation and rest place for travelers near Srirangapatna, block forest development etc. both package works was completed in time.
Improvements of the State Highway to four lane divided carriage way has resulted in better connectivity to the heritage city Mysore and other near by tourist places . Travel time has come down remarkably from earlier 3 ˝ hours to 2 ˝ hours. Accidents have reduced.
The road contract work details are as under:
PACKAGE – 1 BANGALORE - MADDUR
Total length
:
62.50 km – on Annuity basis
Agency Name
:
M/s. Brindavan Infrastructure
Consultancy for DPR
:
M/s. Span Consultants (Pvt) Ltd.,
Supervision & QC Consultants
:
M/s. LASA Ltd.
Estimated cost
:
Rs. 188 crore
Tendered Amount
:
Rs. 29.70 crore Semi annuity after completion of the project for 8 years
Commencement Date
:
April 2004
Period of completion
:
24 months
Project Completed by
:
June 2006
PACKAGE – 2 MADDUR TO MYSORE
Total length
:
49.50 km
Agency Name
:
M/s. Soma Enterprises
Consultancy for DPR
:
M/s. Span Consultants
Supervision & QC Consultants
:
M/s. Consulting Engineering Services (I) Pvt. Ltd.,
Estimated cost
:
Rs. 130.49 crore
Tendered Amount
:
Rs. 116.20 crore
Commencement Date
:
May 2004
Period of completion
:
24 months
Project Completed by
:
November 2006
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