Following a small inauguration event, workers from KEC International Ltd. today started casting their first U-Girder for a 12.375 km elevated extension (DC-01) of Delhi Metro’s Line-8 (Magenta Line) between the Vikaspuri Ramp and Haiderpur-Badli Mor Station.
China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation – KEC International (CCECC – KEC) JV’s Package DC-01 is the first section of the 61.679 km (and growing) Delhi Metro Phase 4 project on which work started in December 2019 with a deadline of 30 months.
This package combined with other civil packages, DC-03R, DC-05 & DC-06 (see package & status details), will form a 28.92 km extension of Line-8 from Janakpuri West towards RK Ashram through 22 new stations.
DC-01 includes 10 elevated stations at Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangolpuri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar & North Pitampura.
The casting yard, located in west Delhi’s Mundka neighborhood, will in the future churn out U-girders, I-girders, pier caps and parapet wall segments for the viaduct. More images of it can be viewed here during its setup in February 2020 and here after the resumption of work in May 2020.
First rebar cage was lowered into the casting bay:
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