Rings around Bangalore

I said a month ago there were two peripheral ring roads planned for Bangalore. Increment that count by two please. As per that news article about BMRDA’s plan for fringe townships, we are going to have two more.

Length: 284 km; 8- lane with 2-lane service road
Connects: Dobbaspet- Magadi- Ramanagaram- Kanakapura- Anekal- Hoskote- Devanahalli- Doddaballapur.
Land required: 6,303 acres
Estimated cost: Rs 1,150crore


Length: 188 km; 8- lane with 2-lane service road
Connects: Nelamangala- Bidadi- Harohalli- Tattekere- Hoskote- Aradeshanahalli- Mylenahalli.
Land required: 4,182 acres
Estimated cost: Rs 750 crore

Just the way number of concentric rings in the stump tells you the age of a tree, these peripheral roads will live to tell the story of Bangalore’s growth!


4 Responses

  1. These are all plans to raise money. Keep other ring roads aside – first check why the outer ring road itself is not complete.

  2. nice analogy > age of city = no of ring roads

    ..so true!

  3. […] by silkboard on May 27th, 2007 No no. No new ones around Bangalore. That count for rings around Bangalore stays at 5 and a half. ORR, PRR, IRR, STRR = 4. Add half a ring for BMIC’s peripheral road = […]

  4. Please pay Rs.369.00 crores as consultancy charges to me, i will give few excellent ideas that makes you need not spend public’s lakhs of rupees for road works in karnataka and also aviod government to accquire the poor farmers property in our state

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