NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Larsen & Toubro has started the construction works for the 33 km Duhai – Modi Nagar North – Shatabdi Nagar section of the Delhi – Meerut RRTS and the work is gaining a rapid pace with time.
According to an official, L&T has been carrying out piling works, tying up rebar on-site for piers and they have already been casted 12 of them between Shatabdi Nagar and Partapur on NH-34.
The firm was awarded Package 3 worth Rs 1797 crores in March this year after it emerged as the lowest bidder.
Package 3 – Lot 1: Elevated viaduct from Duhai (EPE) to start of Modi Nagar North and 2 elevated stations viz. Murad Nagar & Modi Nagar South
Package 3 – Lot 2: Elevated viaduct from the start of Modi Nagar North Station to Shatabdi Nagar Station and 5 elevated stations viz. Modi Nagar North, Meerut South, Partapur, Rithani & Shatabdi Nagar.
L&T has a deadline of 910 days for the project and it has already begun piling works for the viaduct’s foundation at two different locations. The RRTS is supposed to get operational by the year 2023 which will make travel in the entire NCR area much better and smoother.