Mumbai, India (Urban Transport News): Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has recently opened the technical bids of the civil contract package C-102 of Mumbai Metro's Line 2B (Yellow Line) which was called for the completion of balance civil work of 5.868 km section between MTNL and Chembur.
As per the information shared, the following three bidders have submitted their bids for the above contract package:-
Part Design and Construction of Balance Works of Package CA06, Elevated Viaduct and 5 Elevated Stations viz. MTNL Metro, S. G. Barve Marg, Kurla East, EEH and Chembur (excluding Architectural Finishing and Pre-Engineered Steel Roof Structure of Stations) from Chainage 46860.384m to Chainage 52729.312 of Line 2B [D.N Nagar-Mandale] of Mumbai Metro Rail Project of MMRDA. The estimated value of the work was Rs 635.71 crores.
In 2017, MMRDA had awarded a contract for the construction of this section which includes 5 elevated stations and an “iconic bridge” over Mithi River to the joint venture of RCC Infra Ventures and MBZ, but the same was terminated in January 2020 due to poor progress on key performance indicators.
To complete the remaining work left by the RCC Infra Ventures - MBZ JV, MMRDA has tried to select a contractor four times since then and reinvited bids in February 2020, August 2020, April 2021 and August 2021.
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