Chennai, India (Metro Rail Today): The workers of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) has started construction of 10.2-km elevated section of Corridor 5 of Chennai Metro Rail Project, Phase 2. The ground-breaking ceremony was performed by the project team today.
In November 2021, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) had awarded a contract package CP10-EV-03 worth Rs 1,590 crore to Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) which was single bidder. This package consists of one underground and eleven elevated stations at the northern-end of Corridor-5 (Madhavaram – Sholinganallur).
The scope of work includes construction of approx. 10.2 km of elevated viaduct, elevated ramps and 11 nos elevated stations from Assissi Nagar to CMBT (excluding the underground portion from Retteri Ramp to Nathamuni Ramp) and cut and cover section, depot approach of approx. 1.5 kms and Venugopal Nagar underground station with verification of design suitability for construction including architectural finishes, plumbing works, signages and all associated works in Corridor 5.
This package consists of two disjointed sections on either side of the underground Package UG6 (Kolathur – Nathamnuni). The two sections and other infra include:
The 47 km long Corridor-5 will connect Madhavaram to Sholinganallur through 48 stations.
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