Hindustan Construction Receives Rs 798 Crore Bangalore Metro Contract
The contract is for the construction of 6.3 Km long elevated corridor and 5 elevated stations between HSR Layout station and RV Road station.
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Indian infrastructure company Hindustan Construction (HCC) has been awarded Rs 797.29 crore contract by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation. The project is to be completed in 36 months, said HCC in a statement.
The contract is for the construction of 6.3 Km long elevated corridor and 5 elevated stations between HSR Layout station and RV Road station. The five stations on this section are Central Silk Board, BTM Layout, Jayadeva Hospital, Ragigudda and RV Road.
The contract also includes the construction of road-cum-rail flyover, road widening and allied works.
This 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 has 6 sections with 61 Stations out of which 12 stations are underground.
Arun Karambelkar, President & CEO E&C, HCC 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.”
HCC has been associated with 6 packages of Delhi Metro totaling 23 km of tunnels and 12 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, HCC has constructed 6.47 km tunnels in 6 packages that include 4 underground stations.