L&T bags new contract of Rs.1021 crores from Chennai Metro for construction of elevated corridor from Nehru Nagar to Sholinganallur of phase-II

The Contract for construction of Elevated Corridor from Nehru Nagar to Sholinganallur for a length of 10 km Viaduct with 10 Metro Stations under Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-II has been awarded to M/s. L&T recently at an estimated cost of Rs.1021 crores.

More details:

  • This alignment passes through Old Mahabalipuram Road having major IT Hubs and other Commercial Establishments. The stretch passes through 3 major intersections namely Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, and Sholinganallur.
  • At Okkiam Thoraippakkam, Stabling Lines and Crossovers are planned for connectivity to other Corridors. At Okkiam Maduvu, CMRL is constructing portal structures to accommodate future elevated expressways of TNRDC.
  • The Contract Commencement meeting between CMRL, General Consultants and Contractor (M/s. L&T) was conducted on (22-06-2022).
  • The meeting was presided over by Managing Director Thiru. M.A. Siddique, I.A.S., Director Projects, Thiru. T. Archunan, Thiru. Livingstone, CGM (PP&D), Tmt. Rekha Prakash, CGM (PD) and other officials of CMRL were present during the meeting along with GC Officials.

About Chennai Metro Phase-2:

  • Phase II expansion has been planned for a length of 118.9 Km network with 128 nos. of Stations.
  • It consists of three Corridors i.e. Corridor -3 – From Madhavaram to SIPCOT (45.8 Km), Corridor -4 – From Lighthouse to Poonamalle Bypass (26.1 Km), Corridor-5- From Madhavaram to Sholinganallur (47 Km).
  • The estimated cost of the project is ₹63246/- Cr (Rupees Sixty three thousand two hundred and forty six only) (including IDC).
  • The project is proposed to be completed by the end of 2026.

Source: Chennai Metro -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): CMRL