Hubli Dharwad bypass widening project: February 2024 update

One of the most important projects for the Hubballi Dharwad people, the Widening of Hubli Dharwad bypass is going on at a good pace. Here is the latest update as of February 2024.

As of now, the flattening and strengthening of the land is completed in most places. In most places, The sub-base and base layer of bitumen have been laid.

Also, Construction of underpasses and bridges is in progress at many places. Hillocks on the way have been flattened to make way for the widening. However, the pace seems to have reduced.

February 2024 update: Hubli Dharwad Bypass Widening Project.

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited Widening of Hubli Dharwad bypass on February 28th, 2022.

National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) had called a tender for the Widening of the existing 2-lane (31.6 km) Hubballi Dharwad bypass to 6 lanes on 8th January 2022.

The project is being executed under EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) mode, and is likely to be completed within 2.5 years. The estimated cost of construction is ₹1200 Crores.

All toll plazas across the existing 2-lane HD bypass will be removed, and only one Toll plaza will be constructed. Another thing to note is that travellers between Hubballi and Dharwad will be exempted from paying the toll.

Also read: Complete details of Hubballi Dharwad Bypass Widening.

The project will include the following facilities: Street lighting, Tree plantations, Bus bays and Shelters, Traffic and Medical aid posts, Vehicle rescue posts, and Highway patrol units.

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