GR Infra Wins Ludhiana-Rupnagar Expressway Package 1’s Work

GR Infraprojects (GRIL) on Friday emerged as the lowest bidder to construct Package 1 of the 91 km Ludhiana – Rupnagar Expressway (NH-205K), after the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) opened financial bids.

This 6 lane greenfield access-controlled project in Punjab with 3 packages will connect Manewal village on the Delhi – Katra Expressway (NE-5) with Bheora village near Rupnagar (Ropar). It will also feature an additional 25 km spur to Kharar, just east of Chandigarh and Mohali.

Package 1 is 37.7 km long and lies on the project’s western-end. NHAI invited tenders for its construction in mid-January 2021 with a Rs. 846.31 crore estimate and 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened in July to reveal 12 bidders.

Financial Bid Values of Lowest 5 Technically-Qualified Bidders:

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
GR Infraprojects894.99
Agroh Infrastructure Developers908.56
Ceigall India932.92
Megha Engineering & Infrastructures964.11

Tender: NHAI/35055/1/2020/PB/LRK&LB/PKG-1

Brief Scope: Construction of Four/Six lane Greenfield Ludhiana – Rupnagar National Highway no. NH-205K from junction with NE-5 village near to Manewal (Ludhiana) to junction with NH-205 near Bheora Village (Rupnagar) including spur to Kharar with Ludhiana bypass under Bharatmala Pariyojana in the State of Punjab on Hybrid Annuity Mode, Package-1 (Section from Design Ch. 0.000 To Design Ch. 37.700, total length 37.700 km)

The following map is from the government’s environment clearance site. The main expressway’s alignment is shown in red color while the spur is shown in aqua.

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This expressway with 3 packages has been designed with a 60m ROW (right of way) at an estimated cost of Rs. 2792 crore. More design details and a list of its packages can be viewed here.

Technical bids for Package 2 (10 bidders) and Package 3 (16 bidders) were also opened in July and financial bids should be opened anytime in the 2nd half of this month.

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10 Responses to "GR Infra Wins Ludhiana-Rupnagar Expressway Package 1’s Work"

  1. P.C.YADAV says:

    Hame piling work ki requirement hain hydraulic rig and TMR Rotary piling machine k liye pls help us

  2. P.C.YADAV says:

    Ganga express way k kya update hain plz confirm kariye konsi company ne jita hai pls confirm

  3. Daman Sidhu says:

    What would be the next step ??
    In how much time land will be acquired

    • TMRG says:

      Next steps are contract award (LOA), recruitment, mobilization of men/machinery and start of work.

      I don’t track land acquisition progress, so no idea where that currently stands.

  4. Rahuul.Bhardwajj says:

    For Metal Beam Crash barrier grafting


    ludhiana ropar greenfield highway package 1 start form which side & which month land holder get their value of land which should be aquire by nhai


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