Indian multi-national conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has started work on Mumbai Metro Line 3 project.
The project, valued at INR52.7bn ($781.8M), will be carried by the heavy civil infrastructure business of L&T Construction in association with its partner STEC of China.
Work will include design and construction of underground stations as well as associated tunnels for Package 1 and Package 7 of the development.
The Package 1 will include construction of underground stations at Cuffe Parade, Vidhan Bhavan, Church Gate, Hutatma Chowk, along with associated tunnels.
The Package 7 will include construction of underground stations at Marol Naka, MIDC and SEEPZ, as well as associated tunnels from International Airport to SEEPZ.
L&T’s deputy managing director and president S. N. Subrahmanyan said: "This is a significant win in the heavy civil infrastructure space and we hope that this is a sign for many such projects involving vital infrastructure that are in the offing.
"This mandate is truly representative of our expertise in building metros as we are already building some major metro projects in India and Middle East. With the support of our partners, we are confident of delivering as per the requirements of our client."
The project is scheduled for completion in 48 months.
* Data provided by Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center.