UPMRCL invites tender for design and construction of elevated viaduct and three elevated stations for Corridor-1 of Agra Metro Rail Project

Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) Limited has floated open e-tenders for Design and construction of elevated viaduct and 3 Nos. of elevated stations including all allied works for Corridor-1 of Agra Metro Rail Project.

  • Tender Reference Number: AGCC-05
  • Name of Work: Design and construction of elevated viaduct and 3 Nos. elevated stations (viz. ISBT, Guru Ka Taal & Sikandara Metro Station) including civil, associated ancillary structure, architectural finishes, water supply, sanitary installation, drainage, external development, fire fighting, fire detection, E&M works and PEB structures on balance section chainage (-) 42.96 m to 3682.941 m of Corridor-1 of Agra Metro at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Approximate cost of Work: INR 296.78 Crores
  • EMD: INR 5.94 Crores
  • Completion Period: 24 Months
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 06th Nov, 2023
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 19th Dec, 2023
  • Pre-bid Meeting: 24th Nov, 2023
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 09th Dec, 2023
  • Bid Submission End Date: 19th Dec, 2023
  • Bid Opening Date: 20th Dec, 2023

Scope of Works:

Requirements During Design Phase:

  • Design, specifies the procedural requirements for the preparation of the design of the Permanent Works. These requirements are subdivided into those that are to occur during the Design Phase, those that are to occur during the Construction Phase, and those that are of general application.
  • In addition to the express requirements herein, the Contractor shall, whenever the Engineer so requests, provide information and participate in discussions that relate to design matters.
  • The Contractor shall engage the Designer who shall undertake and prepare the design of the Permanent Works and Temporary Works. The Contractor shall establish an office for his core design team at the Site in (i). The core design team shall function from this office and all meetings and discussions relating to design shall be held in this office.
  • The Contractor shall ensure that the Designer continues to be represented at work site at all times by staff whose seniority and experience are to the satisfaction of the Engineer and whose representative is available on the Site as necessary or as required by the Engineer.
  • The Contractor shall submit his Quality Assurance Plan as required at Appendix 6 for the design required by the Contract.
  • The principal requirements of the Design Phase are the production of the Preliminary Design, the Definitive Design and the Construction Reference Drawings.

Preliminary Design:

  • The Preliminary Design shall incorporate the Contractor’s tender design developed to sufficiently define the main structural elements. In addition, general construction methods and documentation needed to develop the Definitive Design shall be submitted.
  • Definitive Design shall accord with and incorporate the Contractor’s Technical Proposals and shall be the design developed to the stage at which all elements of the structures are fully defined and specified and in particular:
    • Calculation and analysis are complete;
    • All main and all other significant elements are delineated;
    • All tests and trials and all selection of materials and equipment are complete;
    • Shall take full account of the effect on the Permanent Works of the proposed methods of construction of the Temporary Works.
  • During the preparation of the Definitive Design, the Contractor shall complete all surveys, investigations and testing necessary to complete the design of the Permanent Works.
  • The Contractor shall sub-divide the proposed Definitive Design into Design Packages to be submitted in advance of the Definitive Design Submission and to be identified in the Design Submission Programme.
  • The Design Packages are to relate to the significant and clearly identifiable parts of the proposed Definitive Design and shall address the design requirements as described herein. The Design Packages shall facilitate the review and understanding of the Definitive Design as a whole and shall be produced and submitted in an orderly, sequential and progressive manner.
  • Separate Definitive Design Submissions may be prepared for those major elements to be procured by sub-contract and which sub-contracts include design. Where such work is to be procured by the Contractor on the basis of outline design, design briefs and performance specifications, such documents may be submitted as Definitive Design Submissions.
  • Upon issue of the Notice in respect of the Definitive Design Submission, the Contractor shall complete the design in all respects and produce the Construction Reference Drawings, the purpose of which is to illustrate all the Permanent Works and to be the drawings governing construction.
  • Construction Reference Drawings shall fully detail the construction of the elements covered by the Definitive Design and shall show in full the works to be constructed.

Requirements During Construction Phase:

  • The principal requirements relating to design during the Construction Phase are the production of Working Drawings, the preparation of technical submissions as required under the Contract, the compilation of the Final Design and the production of the As-Built Drawings.
  • Working Drawings shall be prepared as required under the Contract. They shall be endorsed by the Contractor as being in accordance with the Construction Reference Drawings.
  • The Contractor shall endorse the submissions required under the contract that “all effects of the design comprising the submission on the design of adjacent or other parts of the works have been fully taken into account in the design of these parts.
  • At least 3 months but not more than 6 months prior to the anticipated date of substantial completion of the Works, the Contractor shall submit the Final Design to the Engineer.

The Final Design is the design of the Permanent Works embodied in:

  • The latest revisions of the documents comprised in the Definitive Design, taking account of comments in the schedules appended to Notices of No Objection
  • The latest revisions of the Construction Reference Drawings;
  • The calculations (see Clause 11 herein); and
  • Such other documents may be submitted by the Contractor at the request of the Engineer to illustrate and describe the Permanent Works and for which a Notice has been issued.

The Contractor shall maintain all records necessary for the preparation of the As-Built Drawings. Upon completion of the Works or at such time as agreed to or required by the Engineer, the Contractor shall prepare drawings which, subject to the Engineer’s agreement, shall become the As-Built Drawings.

All such drawings shall be endorsed by the Contractor as true records of the construction of the Permanent Works and of all temporary works that are to remain on the site. The Contractor shall also show the locations of utilities exposed, and retained as directed.

Design Interfaces with Designated Contractor:

The Contractor shall coordinate all design and installation work with the various Designated Contractors, and establish the Co-Ordinated Installation Plan (CIP). The co-ordinated installation Plan (CIP) shall be developed by the contractor in a format acceptable to the Engineer.

The Contractor shall coordinate with all interfacing Designated Contractors to produce a detailed programme of access dates, equipment delivery routes and occupation periods for each room and area inside the station envelope.

The CIP shall be signed off by each Designated Contractor and Submitted to the Engineer not later than 3 (Three) months before basic structure is completed as described in Appendix 2B.


Work Experience:

The tenderers will be qualified only if they have successfully completed or substantially completed similar work(s) as a prime contractor/ member of JV, completion date (s) of which falling during last seven years ending last day of the month previous to the month of tender submission end date as given below (Value shall be rounded off to two decimal places):

  • At least one “similar work” of value of INR 237.42 Crore or more, or
  • At least Two “similar works” each of value of INR 148.39 Crore or more, or
  • At least Three “similar works” each of value of INR 118.71 Crore or more.

Similar Work/s for this tender shall be “Construction of Viaduct (which may include station along with viaduct /Bridge /Flyover (excluding approaches & embankments) having a pre/post-stressed concrete superstructure”.

Substantial completion shall be based on 80 (eighty) percent (value wise) or more works completed under the contract of the work. Client Certificate for ‘substantial completion’ of project/work/asset should contain ‘financial value of work done’ along with financial percentage progress wrt original/revised contract value.

If the tenderer is a JV/Consortium having foreign partner(s) and above work(s) have been executed by the foreign partner of JV and the work(s) were done in the country of the foreign partner, then in addition to this the foreign partner must have executed works (which need not be similar in nature) of total put together of minimum 40% of NIT Value or more outside the country of the foreign partner.

Tenderer should have experience of executing E&M works similar to scope of work defined in Technical Specification/E&M works for at least one Metro Station / Railway Station / Commercial building etc.

In case tenderer doesn’t meet the requisite experience, Contractor may engage sub-contractor having the required experience for E&M works. The eligibility of the subcontractor shall be evaluated after award of work. The contractor shall be required to submit confirmation for the same in Appendix 15 of Form of Tender.

Tender documents can only be obtained online on the website https://etenders.gov.in/eprocure/app

Source: UPMRCL- Tender | Image Credit (representational): UPMRC