With an objective to bring transparency in the road related works, the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) proposed the Road History project two years ago, but the project has not yet been implemented so far. The project was planned after the fake bills scam surfaced two years ago in the Palike.
Two main roads-Bannerghatta road and Goods Shed Road in Bangalore are going to be widened. The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has taken up work on the two roads on a priority basis and has hastened land acquisition process for the purpose.
Bangalore, the IT city of India, is bearing the brunt of potholes. While road contractors, supposed to render quality road repairs, blame corruption in the government for their substandard pothole filling, the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) passes the buck by citing incessant rains as cause for the potholes. Every year, the BBMP is said to be spending Rs 3,000 to 4,000 crore on the road repairs, but residents in the city complain that the potholes are being filled but they do not stan
Development of quality roads is one of the priority area identified by Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). They are making an all out effort to develop quality roads in the city by laying six inches of concrete (white-topping) on the existing road surface.
The Bangalore City Corporation has spent Rs 17,802 crore on asphalting roads, said Yediyur councillor NR Ramesh. Speaking at the council meeting, Ramesh said that from 2003 to 2007, the then Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) had spent Rs 6,460.76 crore. Interestingly, there were only three zones at the time. Five more zones were added in 2007 and the BMP became BBMP or Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike. During the period (2007-10), when the administrator was in charge of BBMP, it spent Rs 8,798
The Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has sought permission from the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for digging roads in the City limits. Classified as one of the navaratnas among the public sector units of India, GAIL has drawn a pipeline from Dabhol to Bangalore to supply liquified natural gas (LNG) to Toyota Kirloskar, and has started working on supplying gas to each household in the City.
A stretch on Magadi Main Road in Bangalore is being closed for repairs. The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is taking up asphalting of Magadi Main Road, which is in a bad shape. The stretch between Hunasemara junction and Prasanna Circle will be closed for the repairs.
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is planning to cancel the agreement with the contractor of Mysore Road widening work as the BBMP is not at all happy with the tardy progress in the work. Presently Mysore Road in Bengaluru is causing inconvenience to road users.