Expressway to link Bengaluru to Vijayawada
An expressway is in the works that will connect Bengaluru to Vijayawada. The original plan is to connect Bengaluru city to Andhra Pradesh’s legislative capital Amaravati, near Vijayawada. Successive Andhra Pradesh governments — helmed by N Chandra Babu who was the first Chief Minister of divided AP and now YS Jaganmohan Reddy — have been putting pressure on the Centre for sanctioning an expressway to Bengaluru. According to a source, the sanctioning process is now in its final stages and is expected soon.
Currently, it takes more than 12 hours to reach Vijayawada, which is at a distance of 660 km from Bengaluru. The road passes through Kolar, Chittoor and
However, as per the current plan, a new Brownfield alignment is being planned. This road will connect Bengaluru to Anantapur (on the Bengaluru-Hyderabad road).
From Anantapur, the expressway shall lead to
NHAI officials confirmed there is a plan to construct an expressway between Bengaluru and Hyderabad. It is still not clear if the proposed expressway between
A source in Andhra Pradesh said the Centre has in principle agreed to the project to be included in Bharatmala phase two. Recently, a meeting was held in Delhi in this regard where Union Minister
According to a source, when