Hungund Hosapete (Hospet) Expressway


Map of Hungund Hosapete Expressway

Map of Hungund Hospet Expressway
Print Email Save   Buy Now
*The Map showing the Routes of Hungund Hosapete (Hospet) Expressway

Disclaimer: All efforts have been made to make this image accurate. However Compare Infobase Limited and its directors do not own any responsibility for the correctness or authenticity of the same.

The Hungund - Hospet Expressway is part of the National Highway 13 which runs through the state of Karnataka and connects Hungund in Bagalkot district with Hospet in Bellary district.
The GMR group and Oriental Structural engineers have designed and built this tolled expressway on a build, transfer and operate basis (BOT) for the National Highway Authority of India. The expressway was made partially operational in a trial run in end July 2012. Parts of it are still being developed.

The expressway runs on a 99 kilometer stretch of the NH13.

NH13 runs from Sholapur in Maharashtra to Mangalore in Karnataka and passes through important towns such as Sholapur, Kushtagi, Hospet, Chitradurga, Sringeri, Bhadravati, Shimoga and Mudabidri. Hospet is a hub for iron ore mining and is only 12 kilometers from Hampi, which has the world heritage ruins of the Vijaynagar Empire, so it is a popular tourist destination in the area and has a lot of tourist and industrial traffic.

The stretch of the highway between Hospet and Chitradurga was two laned and extremely congested due to heavy truck traffic. In addition the condition of the road was very bad with numerous pot holes, which led to frequent accidents. The two-lane national highway was upgraded to four lanes on this stretch. This four-lane expressway has made driving smooth for the traffic coming specially from Bangalore, the capital of the state, bound for Hampi , Badami, Aihole, Pattadakhal and other popular tourist towns in north Karnataka. Aihole, Pattadakhal and Hampi are known for the ancient rock cut temple complexes.

Moreover with the reduction of travelling time and congestion on the highway, the expressway is expected to give a boost to the trade and commerce in the state.



Last Updated on : 06 April 2013



 

     


     

Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...


EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations