Hosur Road

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Coordinates: 12°52′27″N 77°39′01″E / 12.874171°N 77.650409°E / 12.874171; 77.650409

Hosur Road
Flyover outside Central Silk Board at the Junction of Hosur Road(NH7) with Outer Ring Road
Route information
Maintained by NHAI, BBMP, BDA
Length: 32.00 km (19.88 mi)
Major junctions
North end: Brigade Road
  Outer Ring Road, Bannerghatta Road
South end: Attibele, Anekal Taluk.
States: Karnataka
Highway system

Bangalore-Hosur Road is the part of National Highway 7 which connects the city of Bangalore capital of Karnataka, and the Tamil Nadu border town of Hosur in Krishnagiri district. It is a four to eight-lane highway which also has service lanes on either sides at the busier parts. Apart from being a part of the National Highway, the road is also significant because it consist of many industrial and IT business houses. The famous IT industrial park Electronics City is also located alongside Hosur Road.

RCC Magic Box, used to build an underpass at Madiwala at the junction of Hosur Road(NH 7) and Inner Ring Road.

The segment of road between Madiwala and Electronics City is the busiest. To help ease the traffic, the city traffic police have blocked the movement of trucks in this stretch in the morning and evening rush hours. The city administration is thinking of various steps to handle the ever increasing traffic on this road.

  • Construction of peripheral roads (e.g. Nandi corridor, Hosur road) is ongoing. These roads will offer an alternate route for people who stay in the south-east and south-west sections of the city to reach Electronics City without having to go through the busy stretch.
  • Plans are also there for construction of a peripheral ring road which would divert traffic from the border town of Attibele in Anekal taluk, Bangalore rural district.

The National Highways Authority of India has constructed a 10-kilometer-long elevated highway from Madiwala and Electronics City. This toll road has made travel to Electronics City a lot easier. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and Bangalore Development Authority have planned a series of flyovers and underpasses to make this arterial road signal free.[1]

Elevated expressway[edit]

Bangalore Elevated Tollway
BETL-BMIC-Hosur- Road-Junction.jpg
The Bangalore Elevated Tollway as seen over NICE Road
Carries 4 lanes of road traffic
Crosses Electronics City, Singasandra, Bommanahalli, Bangalore–Mysore Infrastructure Corridor
Locale Bengaluru
Official name Bangalore Elevated Tollway
Website blrelevated.co.in
Design RCC precast structure
Total length 9.985 kilometers (6.204 mi) [2]
Height 17 meters (56 ft)
Opened January 22, 2010
Toll Yes

The Bangalore Elevated Tollway is a 9.985 kilometers (6.204 mi) long elevated, tolled, access-controlled expressway in the city of Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The project is a part of the BETL (Bangalore Elevated Tollways Ltd), project as part of the National Highways Development Project and the Elevated Highways Project. It was initiated in early 2006, and was inaugurated on 22 January 2010.[3]

It starts from Bomanahalli after the Central Silk Board flyover and goes on up to Electronics City. It goes above the BMIC flyover on Hosur Road, at a height of 17 meters (56 ft), thus making it, Bangalore's tallest flyover.[4]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ MANASI PARESH KUMAR (Oct 27, 2009). "Hosur Road widening is in full swing". Bangalore: Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Completed Stretches of NHDP Phase 3". National Highways Authority of India. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  3. ^ [1] Expressway Elevates Commuting-Source-Deccan Herald
  4. ^ Sowmya Aji Mehu (Sep 9, 2005). "56-foot-high highway to fly over BMIC road". Bangalore: Times of India. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 

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