KANPUR (Metro Rail News): Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has initiated a new technique to speed up the ongoing construction work of Kanpur Metro project and assures the safety of the workers at the site and the common people.
On Saturday a UPMRC official said that since the starting, its civil engineers, based on their experience from the Lucknow Metro Project, we’re trying to innovate civil construction work techniques while executing the Kanpur Metro Project. Earlier he said that concourse slab of the elevated station, a portion just above the road was constructed on sacrificial shutters were laid over the erected precast beams.
The station concourse slab will now be constructed the new innovative technology. The slab with beam will be built in advance at the casting yard and placed at the assigned place. By the help of this technique, the work will gain momentum, and simultaneously safety-related apprehensions will be reduced. Along with this, the outer beauty of the stations will also be improved”, an official added.
As per the source in MRC, the civil work of the KMP is progressing at full-speed from the starting. According to a result of the state-of-the-art technology, UPMRC is completely confident that the construction of the Priority Corridor between IIT-Kanpur and Motijheel would be finished within the stipulated time frame.
During three months since the construction work commenced on Kanpur Metro at the IIT-Kanpur gate, above 500 piles and 35 pillars have been prepared under the project. Concurrently he casting of the U-girder is also continuing in the casting yard.