Chennai, India (Urban Transport News): The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) on September 6, 2021, opened financial bids of two more civil contracts packages of Phase 2 (Package CP-10-EV-03 and C5-ECV-02) where Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) emerged lowest and only bidder.
The scope of work under contract package CP-10-EV-03 includes the construction of approx. 10.2 km of the elevated viaduct, elevated ramps and 11 nos elevated stations from Assissi Nagar to CMBT (excluding the underground portion from Retteri Ramp to Nathamuni Ramp) and cut and cover section, depot approach of approx. 1.5 km and Venugopal Nagar underground station with verification of design suitability for construction including architectural finishes, plumbing works, signages and all associated works in Corridor 5.
While the scope of work under the contract includes the construction of an Elevated Viaduct of Approx. 12.431 km length from ((Ch: 16178 m to 19296 m, Ch:22962 m to 30199 m, Ch: 31178m to 31241 m & Ch: 31657 m to 33710 m)) between CMBT Metro station (excluding station) and Puzhuthivakkam Metro Station including special spans and Construction of 12 no. of Elevated Stations at Grain Market, Sai Nagar Bus Stop, Elango Nagar Bus Stop, Mugalivakkam, DLF IT SEZ, Sathya Nagar, CTC, BUTT Road, Alandur, Adambakkam, Vanuvampet and Puzhuthivakkam and Integrated highway grade separator from Mugalivakkam to MIOT Hospital, Vehicular underpass at Vanuvampet and all associated works in Corridor-5 of Chennai Metro Rail Project (Phase-2).
Tender notices for the above contract packages were issued in January/February 2021 and technical bids were opened in July 2021.