CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) opened technical bids on Saturday for the work related to construction of Elevated Viaduct of length 10 km approximately for Line-3 of Chennai Metro. It also includes construction of 10 Elevated Metro Stations from Nehru Nagar to Sholinganallur.
Total three firms submitted bids for this contract, tenders for which were invited in February this year with completion period of 1095 days (3 Years). However, the estimated cost for this work is not known. The names of three bidders are –
- JMC Projects
- KEC International
- Larsen & Toubro
Tender Number – CMRL/CON/PHASE-II/CORRIDOR3/CP08-EV-01/2021
Name of Work – Construction of Elevated Viaduct (Approximate Length -10km) including Elevated Ramp and ten (10) Elevated Metro Stations at Nehru Nagar, Kandanchavadi, Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, Mettukuppam, Ptc Colony, Okkiyampet, Karapakkam, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam And Sholinganallur.
Now bids for this civil contract will be sent for technical evaluation which will take a couple of months. After that, financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened which will reveal the name of the lowest bidders and the most likely winners of this contract. This elevated section will be financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Line-3 from Madhavaram to Siruseri Sipcot 2 is a part of Phase-2 of Chennai Metro which comprises construction of three lines covering a total of 118.9 km. This Phase is expected to become operational by 2026.