KEC International Ltd. – Vijay Nirman Company Pvt. Ltd. in the presence of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL)’s officials today began piling works for conducting a pile load test to construct Kochi Metro’s 1.163 km elevated extension from S.N. Junction to Thrippunithura.
KEC-VNC JV was awarded this section (Package KAC-4)’s Rs. 162.98 crore contract in late-July after they emerged as its lowest bidder on July 24. KEC-VNC is chasing a deadline of just 20 months and might utilize KEC-CCECC JV’s existing casting yard for the 1.78 km Package KAC-2 (Petta – Vadakkekotta – S.N. Junction).
Scope: Construction of Viaduct from S.N. Junction to Thrippunithura (from Ch. 26+962 to 28+125) including one Elevated Stations i.e Thrippunithura Terminal (at Ch. 27+781.90) for Phase 1 Extension of Kochi Metro Rail Project Excluding Architectural and Building Services Works of Stations.
With this development, the entire Petta – Thrippunithura section of the 2.95 km Kochi Metro Phase 1B project is now under construction.
Last week, KEC-CCECC JV on Package KAC-02 erected their first I-girder:
As another progressive step, work of Phase IA Extension of Kochi Metro from Petta to SN Junction including 2 stations viz Vadakkekotta & SN Junction & Panamkutty Bridge has been awarded to M/s KEC-CCECC JV.The work is going on in full swing & Covid-19 protocols are being followed pic.twitter.com/33b6UmndsS— Durga Shanker Mishra (@Secretary_MoHUA) August 13, 2020
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