The Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (NMRCL) has invited bids for the construction of the 8.15 km Reach 4’s elevated viaduct between Sitabuldi & Prajapati Nagar in east Nagpur. This section is part of the 18.557 km east-west line and overall the 3rd of 4 sections where construction will start, with work already underway at Reach 1 (Sitabuldi-Khapri) and Reach 3 (Sitabuldi-Lokmanya Nagar).
A major part of the line will be built on the congested Central Avenue where 8 new stations are planned to come at Nagpur Railway Station, Dosar Vaisya Square, Agrasen Square, Chittaroli Square, Telephone Exchange, Ambedkar Square, Vaishnao Devi Square & Prajapati Nagar.
Notice Inviting Tenders – link
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ELEVATED VIADUCT OF LENGTH 6.836 KMS FROM CH: 590 TO CH: 5809, CH: 6000 TO CH: 7100 AND CH: 7183 TO CH: 7700 BETWEEN PRAJAPATI NAGAR TO SITABULDI.
ROR NEAR ANAND TALKIES, VIADUCT & RAMP NEAR RAMJHULA , ROR NEAR PRAJAPATI NAGAR AND VIADUCT OF LENGTH 1.050 KMS FROM CH(-)496 TO CH:90.962 AND CH:126.962 TO CH:590 ON BOQ BASIS.(REACH-4)
NMRCL has estimated this contract to cost Rs. 180 crore. The last date for submitting tender documents for bidding is 4 pm on January 7, 2017 after which the bids will be opened & evaluated for eligibility at 4:30 pm. The financial bids are expected to be opened in Q2 2016 and once the contract is finalized, piling work for this section of the line can be expected to begin in Q3 2017.
As per NMRCL’s MD, the tender documents for the 8 stations on this stretch are currently being prepared and bids will be invited soon.
Here’s a recap of Nagpur Metro’s status:
Green: Under Construction | Red: Bids Invited | Black: Bids Yet to be Invited
For more updates, check out the Nagpur section of The Metro Rail Guy!