CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): The Contract for the construction of an Elevated Corridor from Nehru Nagar to Sholinganallur for a length of 10 km Viaduct with 10 Metro Stations under Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-II has been awarded to M/s. L&T recently at an estimated cost of Rs.1021 crores.
This alignment passes through Old Mahabalipuram Road having major IT Hubs and other Commercial Establishments. The stretch passes through 3 major intersections namely Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, and Sholinganallur. At Okkiam Thoraippakkam, Stabling Lines and Crossovers are planned for connectivity to other Corridors. At Okkiam Maduvu, CMRL is constructing portal structures to accommodate the future elevated expressway of TNRDC.
The Contract Commencement meeting between CMRL, General Consultants and Contractor (M/s. L&T) was conducted on 22nd June. The meeting was presided over by Managing Director Thiru MA. Siddique, L.A.S., Director Projects. Thiru. T. Archunan, Thiru. Livingstone, CGM (PP&D), Tmt Rekha Prakash, CGM (PD) and other officials of CMRL were present during the meeting along with GC Officials.