Bengaluru: Bannerghatta Road to remain partially closed for a year | Check alternate routes

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Bengaluru: Commuters taking the Bannerghatta Road may have to face traffic inconvenience for a year from now. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) has announced that Bannerghatta Road near the Lakkasandra underground station will remain partially closed to facilitate metro construction works. The closure is vital for the construction of the south-side entrance of the station, said the BMRCL. The civil work will start from April 1 and will continue for about a year.

During the construction, northbound traffic on Bannerghatta Main Road from the MICO signal up to the Anepalya junction will remain affected. The BMRCL tweeted, “Closure of road from MICO Signal upto Anepalya Junction on the Bannerghatta Main Rd for a period of One year from 01.04.2024 due to Metro work at Lakkasandra UG Metro Station. Public are requested to cooperate in this regard.”

Bannerghatta Road closure: Alternate routes

As per the BMRCL’s advisory, traffic moving on Bannerghatta Main Road intending to reach Anepalya Junction will have to take right turn at MICO Signal to reach Adugodi Signal via BOSCH Link Road and take left. There is no deviation to the traffic moving towards Dairy Circle from Anepalya junction. Traffic from Dairy Circle towards Shanthinagar to take left at 7th Main Road of Wilson Garden.

The BMRCL urged the commuters to follow the traffic advisory and take the alternative traffic routes.

Closure of road from MICO Signal upto Anepalya Junction on the Bannerghatta Main Rd for a period of One year from 01.04.2024 due to Metro work at Lakkasandra UG Metro Station. Public are requested to cooperate in this regard. pic.twitter.com/eHWFs1z0Ua

— ನಮ್ಮ ಮೆಟ್ರೋ (@OfficialBMRCL) March 30, 2024

Namma Metro Pink Line construction

The partial closure of the Bannerghatta road aligns with the ongoing construction work of the Pink Line underground metro station. Reach 6 of the Pink Line, a part of Namma Metro Phase 2 project, spans from Kalena Agrahara to Nagawara. It spans 21.26 km and has 18 metro stations. The Pink Line is anticipated to get operational in 2025. Once fully operational, the metro route is expected to significantly boost connectivity in the region.

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