Pier Cap Construction Begins on Ahmedabad’s Metro at Nirant Cross Roads

Here are some new images from the Nirant Cross Roads area where the second last stage of the line’s construction has begun! After erecting multiple piers, J Kumar Infra, the contractor of the Apparel Park to Vastral section of the of the 20.536 km east-west line, has started to cast the pier caps on top of the piers!

Alignment of the under construction section between Apparel Park and Vastral Gam

Alignment of the under construction section between Apparel Park and Vastral Gam

 

Diagramatic representation of what goes into building a pillar for the metro

Diagramatic representation of what goes into building a pillar for the metro – Courtesy: Civil Engineering Discoveries

Construction images:

Formwork for pier cap - Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

Formwork for pier cap – Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

Another view of the formwork - Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

Another view of the formwork – Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

Rebar waiting to be tied up for a pier- Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

Rebar waiting to be tied up for a pier- Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

J Kumar's Casting Yard - Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

J Kumar’s Casting Yard – Photo Copyright: Sherlock Holmes

If you’d like to see more recent images, then check out the November 1 update.

For more updates on Ahmedabad’s Metro, check out the Ahmedabad section of The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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