HCC-KEC JV bags Rs 1,309 crore order from Chennai Metro

Chennai, India (Metro Rail Today): A group of Hindustan Construction Company and KEC International has won a contract worth Rs 1,309 crore from the Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. The contract is for the construction of 11.61 kilometres of elevated viaduct section and eleven elevated stations on Corridor 5 of phase II of the Chennai Metro.

In a statement on Monday, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) said “this was the second order secured by the HCC-KEC Consortium for Chennai Metro. The company’s share in the joint venture is 51 per cent and in value terms, it is Rs 668 crore.”

The scope of work involves civil works, architectural works and signages, plumbing and drainage works and temporary services as per the employer’s drawings and the works requirements.

The eleven elevated stations to be constructed are Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elcot. The project is to be completed in 36 months.

Prior to this order, the HCC-KEC JV won a Rs 1,147 crore order from Chennai metro in May.

Currently, HCC is executing a section of Mumbai Metro Line III, one package of Delhi Metro, two contracts for Pune Metro, one package of Bangalore Metro Rail Project and one package of Chennai Metro. In Mumbai Metro I, the company has built eight elevated stations in the past, while it has been associated with Delhi Metro for 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations.

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