CHENNAI, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd., bagged the contracts for the two upper sections of the Chennai Metro Phase-2 project. It includes 47 km Line-5, which will link Madhavaram – Sholinganallur to 48 stations.
L&T was the only bidder for Packages CP-10-EV-03 and C5-ECV-02 when the technical bids were opened in mid-July, so it became clear that they would be the lowest bidder when Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) passed on a technical bid review and proceeded to the filing of the funding application in September 2021. L&T bid for this project is Rs. 1620 Crore and the given deadline to complete this project is approximately 36 months i.e., 3 Years.
• CP-10-EV-03: 10.2 km CMBT – Venugopal Nagar with one subway station and 11 high stations
• C5-ECV-02: 12.431 km CMBT – Puzhuthivakkam with 12 high stations
Project’s Scope: Construction approx. 10.2 km of the high viaduct, high ramp, and 11 elevated stations from Assissi Nagar to CMBT (except for the subway section from Retteri Ramp to Nathamuni Ramp) and cut section and cover, depot route almost. 1.5 kms and the subway station Venugopal Nagar verify the suitability of the building design, which includes the completion of buildings, plumbing works, signage and all related works in Corridor 5.