First Open Web Girder Installed on the  C4 ECV-02 package of the Chennai Metro Phase 2

The OWG has got installed over the Porur Bypass Flyover for Chennai Metro Rail Phase-2.

First Open Web Girder Installed on the C4 ECV-02 package of the Chennai Metro Phase 2
First Open Web Girder Installed on the C4 ECV-02 package of the Chennai Metro Phase 2 P.C: Prabhakaran K

CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): The HCC-KEC JV has installed the First Open Web Girder (OWG) of the Chennai metro Phase 2 on Package C4 ECV-02. 


The Open web girder has been installed between Viaduct Pier P277 & P278 to cover the Porur Bypass Flyover in the Chennai metro Phase 2

Length: 40 meters

Type: Twin Steel Span 

Steel Girder Fabricator: M/s. SISCOL

Package C4 ECV-02

It is a constituting package of the Chennai Metro Rail Phase 2 Corridor 4.  It entails the Construction of Elevated Metro Stations at Chennai bypass crossing, Ramachandra Hospital, Iyyapanthangal Bus Depot, Katupakkam, Kumanan Chavadi, Karayan Chavadi, Mullai Thottam, Poonamallee Bus Terminus, Poonamallee Bypass & associated viaduct from chainage 17982.240 to chainage. 25928.186 and approach to depot at Poonamallee & all associated works. 

P.C: Prabhakaran K

The Contract 

The HCC-KEC JV was awarded the contract for the package by CMRL in May 2021 with a 36-month deadline at an estimated cost of Rs. 1007.95 Crores. Besides the 7.9 Km of viaducts and U-Girders, the package also includes a viaduct to the Poonamallee Depot. 


With the award of the Rs 1817.54 Cr Contract with TATA Projects to construct five underground stations in Corridor-05 of Chennai metro Phase:02., CMRL achieves 100% completion of the award of civil and track contracts for the Phase 02 project comprising a 116.1 Km metro network in 3 corridors. 

P.C: Prabhakaran K

Chennai Metro Phase 02 

Phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Project pitches for a 118.9 km Network consisting of 3 corridors, namely: 

Corridor 3: Madhavaram to SIPCOT (45.8 Km)

Corridor 4: Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass (26.1 Km)

Corridor 5: Madhavaram to Sholinganallur (47 Km)

The project is scheduled for completion by the conclusion of 2026.

P.C: Prabhakaran K

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