Five construction firms have submitted tenders (bids) to build the 6.107 km Mahahi Pakri – New ISBT section of Patna Metro’s Line-2 which will connect Patna Junction Railway Station – New ISBT through 14 stations, after officials from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened tenders today afternoon to reveal its list of bidders.
This first section of the 30.91 km Patna Metro Phase 1 project will consist of 5 elevated stations in south-east Patna. Among them, the Khemni Chak Station on NH-22 Bypass will serve as one of the two interchange stations for the system. The package’s scope also includes the construction of a viaduct leading to the New ISBT Depot, as well as a small rake-interchange viaduct at Khemni Chak connecting to the 16.85 km Line-1.
- Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd.
- GR Infraprojects Ltd.
- NCC Ltd.
- Sam (India) Builtwell Pvt. Ltd.
- SP Singla Constructions Pvt. Ltd.
DMRC invited tenders for this section’s construction on February 28, 2020 with an estimated cost of Rs. 514.924 crore and expects the assigned contractor to complete work in 30 months.
Package PC-01: Part Design and Construction of Elevated Viaduct, Viaduct connection to Depot including elevated ramp for Depot, Stabling & Extension of Viaduct for Corridor-1 at Khemni Chak Station,Special Spans, Elevated Ramp at Malai Pakri and Five Elevated Stations viz. Malai Pakri, Khemni Chak (Interchange station), Bhoothnath, Zero Mile & New ISBT (Excluding Architectural Finishing works of stations & PEB works of stations) from Chainage 8020.000 mt. to 14127.726 mt. of Patna Railway station to New ISBT Corridor 2 of Phase-I of Patna MRTS.
The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is complete, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely contractor for building this section of the line.
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