From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Mar 17: The State Cabinet on Friday approved levy of toll on 19 roads spreading 1530 km in different parts of the Karnataka.
The roads were developed under the Karnataka State High Improvement Project (KSHIP) are aided by the World Bank and Karnataka Road Development Limited (KRDL).
Informed sources said the State Cabinet meeting decided to allow levy of user fee from road users on 16 KSHIP and three KRDL roads.
Toll levied roads are: Mudagal-Tavarakere-Kanakagiri-Gangavathi (74 kms); Padubidri-Belman-Karkala (28 kms); Haveri-Akailur-Hanagal (33kms); Dharwad-Karadigudda-Savadatti (36 kms); Hoskote-Chintamani bypass (53 kms; Tintini-Devadurga-Gabbur-Kalmala (74 kms); Dabaspet-Koratagere-Pavagada-Kambdur (AP) (91 kms); Navalgund-Shelavadi-Gadag-Mundaragi (80 kms); Gubbi-C S Pura-Beeragondanahalli near Yadiyur (49 kms); Yadiyur-Kowdale-Mandya (60 kms); Davanagere-Santhebennur-Chennagiri (149 kms); Savadatti-Ramadurga-Halagatti-Badami-Pattadakal-Kamathagi (130 kms); Hanagal-Shikaripura (144 kms); Kuppalli-Kavishaila and Shivamogga-Shikaripura-Anwatti-Hanagal (128 kms); Malavalli-Maddur-Huliyurdurga-Kunigal-Tumakuru (150 kms); and Mudhol-Mahalingapura-Kabdura-Chikkodi-Nippani-Maharashtra border (108 kms).
Three KRDL roads on which toll would be collected are: Sindhanur-Tavaregera-Kustagi (75 kms); Hubballi-Kundagol-Lakshmeshwara (43 kms); and Ballari-Moka (AP border) (26 kms).