Mysore-Madikeri Economic Corridor – Information & Status Update

115 km Mysuru – Madikeri Economic Corridor, also known as Mysore – Madikeri Expressway, is an approved 4 lane semi access-controlled road project by NHAI with a route alignment in Karnataka.

Construction on this mostly greenfield corridor to connect Coorg will be carried out under the Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase I program with a goal to reduce travel time and improve the efficiency of freight movement for boosting exports.

The project’s feasibility report was prepared by Feedback Infra and land acquisition process started in 2020.

This economic corridor includes the 92.3 km Mysore – Kushalnagara Expressway project. Its greenfield alignment will run parallel to the existing national highway NH-275 and connect Guddehosur to Srirangapatna to link up with the 119 km Bangalore – Mysore Expressway project.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the project’s foundation stone in March 2023. In Phase 2, the project is planned to be extended from Madikeri to Bantwal, just east of Mangalore.

NHAI has not yet made its Detailed Project Report (DPR) available online. This project is planned to be completed by 2026 and aims to reduce the travel time between Mysore and Madikeri from the present 2-3 hours to just over an 1 hour.

  • Estimated Cost (Mysore-Kushalnagar only): Rs. 3,470 crore
  • Project’s Total Length: 115 km
  • Lanes: 4
  • Deadline: 2026
  • Owner: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Project Model: HAM (Hybrid Annuity Mode)

Current Status

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the project’s foundation stone in March 2023. Bidding is underway for civil construction packages 2-5.

Project Route

Mysore – Madikeri Economic Corridor comprises of two sections:

  • 22 km brownfield-upgraded section of NH-275 from Madikeri to Guddehosur – partially access-controlled
  • 92.3 km greenfield Mysore – Kushalnagar Expressway (Guddehosur to Srirangapatna) – fully access-controlled

Route Map

A PDF route map of Mysore – Madikeri Economic Corridor will be added here when available. Here’s a map of its alignment between Madikeri to Guddehosur (top map) and Yalachahalli to Srirangapatna (bottom map)

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Tenders & Contractors

Mysore – Madikeri Economic Corridor has been divided into 5 civil packages with a 24 month deadline. Tenders for packages 2-5 were invited under Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM) in September 2022 with a 730 day (2 year) deadline

Package & ChainageContractor / Status
Package 1 (22 km): Madikeri to GuddehosurTender Notice Pending
Package 2 (22.7 km): Km 122.200 near Guddehosur-Kushalnagara Bypass to Ch. Km 144.900 at SH-21 Hassan-Periyapatna Road JunctionDY Uppar and Sons is lowest bidder
Package 3 (24.1 km): Km 144.900 Near Hemmige Village SH21 Hassan -Periyapatna Road Junc to Km169.000 at Near SH86 Ramanathapura-Terakanambi Road KR Nagar JunctionRamalingam Construction Company Pvt. Ltd. is lowest bidder
Package 4 (26.5 km): Km 169.000 Ramanathapura Terakanambi Road KR Nagar Junction in Hunsur to Km 195.550 at Yalachahalli Near SH-117 Yelawala-KR Nagara Road JunctionKNR Constructions Ltd.
Package 5 (18.985 km): Km 195.550 at Yalachahalli Near SH-117 Yelawala KR Nagara Road Junction to Km 214.535 joining to Srirangapatna Bypass Near Paschima VahiniKNR Constructions Ltd.

Page last updated: December 27, 2023. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here. See a list of all Economic Corridors in India here.