Bangalore Peripheral Ring Road – Information & Status

74 km Bangalore Peripheral Ring Road (PRR) or Bengaluru Business Corridor (BBR) by BDA is an approved 8 lane access-controlled expressway with a route alignment in Karnataka connecting Tumakuru and Hosur roads via Hessaraghatta Road, Doddaballapur Road, Ballari Road, Hennur Road, Old Madras Road, Hoskote Road and Sarjapur Road.

This 100m wide greenfield expressway along with the operational NICE Peripheral Ring Road will form a 116 km bypass around Bengaluru.

The project was approved by Karnataka’s state government in February 2022 for development on the public-private partnership design, build, finance, operate and transfer model (PPP-DBFOT). In January 2024, the project was rebranded as Bengaluru Business Corridor (BCR).

The winning concessionaire will be granted a contract to construct and maintain the highway for a lease period of 50 years following which it will transfer it to the government.

PRR project has a deadline of December 2027. Its Detailed Project Report (DPR) has not been made available publicly. Land acquisition for over 2600 acres through private land (farms & housing societies) is underway.

  • Total Estimated Cost: Rs 21,091 crore
  • Project’s Length: 73.50 km (approx.)
  • Lanes: 8 lanes (6 service lanes)
  • Lane Width: 3.5m
  • RoW: 100m
  • Design Speed: 100 kmph
  • Status: Bidding
  • Deadline: December 2027
  • Owner: Bangalore Development Authority (BDA)
  • Project Model: Public-Private Partnership Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer model (PPP-DBFOT)

Route Map & Design

PRR will be built using the following design configuration:

  • Main Carriageway: 4 + 4 lanes
  • Service Lanes: 3 + 3 lanes
  • Cycle & footpaths: 2m each (both sides)

Following official PDF route map is from BDA’s tender documents:

Current Status

BDA invited tenders to appoint a concessionaire on March 31 2022. That tender was cancelled in September 2022. Bids were re-invited in January 2024 with the project rebranded as Bengaluru Business Corridor (BCR).

Tenders & Contractors

Development of 8 lane Peripheral Ring Road with service road to Bengaluru length of 74 km and in RoW width of 100m. including cloverleaf junctions, flyovers/underpasses, ROBs, RUBs, vehicular underpass/overpasses, Toll Plazas, transport zones, culverts, minor and major bridges, utility ducts along and across the road, green corridor with operation and maintenance for a lease period of 50 years on revenue sharing basis through PPP mode (Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer – DBFOT) along with funding the land acquisition cost for 2560 Acres (Approx)Bidding Underway

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