Hindustan Construction wins $123m Bangalore Metro Rail contract

WCN Editorial Team 4 Jul 2017 ASIA TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Indian infrastructure company Hindustan Construction Company(HCC) has bagged INR7.97bn ($123m) contract from the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation.

The scope of the work includes construction of 6.3 Km long elevated corridor and five elevated stations between HSR Layout station and RV Road station. The five stations on this stretch are Central Silk Board, BTM Layout, Jayadeva Hospital, Ragigudda and RV Road.

The contract alsoinvolves construction of road-cum-rail flyover, road widening and allied works. 

The project, which is expected to be completed in 36 months, is a part of the fully elevated 18.82 km RV Road to Bommasandra section of the Phase II of Bangalore Metro Rail Project.

The total length of Phase II is 72.095 km, out of which 13.79 km is underground. This phase includes six sections with 61 stations, out of which 12 stations are underground.

HCC president and CEO E&C Arun Karambelkar said: “Our expertise in metro construction has been instrumental in HCC bagging this prestigious contract.

“We are confident of completing the project well on time as we plan to go on with our task in a systematic and efficient manner. Once completed, this project will benefit thousands of Bangalore residents.”

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