Roadways and Highways in Bijapur

Roadways and Highways in Bijapur

The Bijapur city in Karnataka state is a well connected by road to the nearby cities such as Muddebihal, Sindgi and Talikota, and other major towns and villages. The district Bijapur is connected with major cities by four lane NH-13 now known as NH 50, NH-218 and other state highways. NH- 13 connects Bijapur to Sholapur and Mangalore and NH-218 connects Bijapur to Hubli and Humnabad. These are the two major national highways passing through the city of Bijapur. Bijapur has big road transport hub and Karnataka state run bus transport division has 6 depots in this district. These depots come under North East Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) headquartered at Gulbarga.

Bijapur division ply many premium coaches, sleeper coaches, sitting push back coaches with AC and Non AC from leading manufacturers like Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Ashok Leyland, Isuzu Tata Motors and Mitsubishi to Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mangalore, Hyderabad, Mysore, Belgaum, Hubli, and other major cities. VRL Logistics is a major logistics company in India headquartered at Hubli. It also runs premium to affordable bus services to various parts of the country from Bijapur. Namely, around 15 buses to Bengaluru, 5 buses to Mumbai on a daily basis.

National Highways through Bijapur

National Highway 218

National Highway-218 is a highway in India, which connect four main cities in Karnataka State namely Gulbarga, Bagalkote, Bijapur and Hubli. This highway covers a distance of 399 km as total. It was a state highway before nominated as national highway. The state highways are maintained by respective state governments and national highways are maintained by Central Government of India. Bijapur covers a major area of the NH 218.

National Highway 13

National Highway 13 recently renamed as NH 169 is a Highway in India that runs from Sholapur in Maharashtra to Mangalore in Karnataka. The total length of this highway 691 km and the original NH 13 ran from Sholapur to Chitradurga at the intersection of NH 4. This highway has recently been extended to Mangalore.

List of State Highways in Bijapur

Here is a list of state highways that connects Bijapur district to the major cities in Karnataka.

SH 12 - highway connecting Jewargi with Sankeshwar on nh.4 via Sindagi
SH 14 - highway connecting Ramadurga-Badami-Pattadakal
SH 16 - highway connecting Sindagi with Shahapur Bijapur, Gulbarga
SH 18 - highway connecting Mudhol with Nippani via Chikkodi
SH 41A - highway connecting from Muddebihal to Hunagund
SH 41B - highway connecting SZH 41 with NH 13 via Hoovinahappargi, Basavana Bagewadi and manguli.
SH 6 - highway connecting Karwar – Kaiga – Yellapur – Mundagod – Bankapur (on nh.4) Savanur – Gadag – Gajendragad – Kustagi – Hanumasagar – uttara Kannada, Dharwad, Bellary, Bijapur.
SH 6A - highway connecting from no.13, near Ilkal to Kustagi – Bevur to Koppal to join sh.42
SH 63 - highway connecting Bijapur on NH 13 with Hubli, on NH 4 via Naragund, Navalgund.

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