Atlas Awarded Delhi – Mumbai Expressway’s Package 26

Atlas Constructions Pvt. Ltd – NKC JV on this Thursday was awarded a Rs. 2,150 crore contract for Package 26 of the 1350 km Delhi – Mumbai Expressway (DME) project per the latest status report published by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

This 8 lane greenfield access-controlled section in eastern Gujarat’s Dahod District is the final package of the 844 km Sohna – Vadodara section’s 31 packages to be tendered out. Its 32.835 km alignment connects Chhayan village on the Madhya Pradesh-Gujarat border with Hathiyavan village.

NHAI had invited tenders for its construction back in June 2020 with a 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened in July to reveal 18 bidders.

If someone has bid results or a copy of the LOA, then connect with me here and I can add them into the post.

Brief Scope: Construction of 8 Lane AC expressway starting from MP-Gujarat Border near Chhayan village and ending after Bridge Over Hadaf River near Hathiyavan village (Ch.696.920 to 729.755) section of Delhi-Vadodara GA(NH-148N) on EPC Mode under BMP in Gujarat

Delhi – Mumbai Expressway’s route through Gujarat (view NHAI’s full map here)

The entire Delhi – Mumbai expressway has been divided into 4 sections with a total of 52 tenders / packages – see a list and their status here.

With this development, all 31 packages on the 844 km Sohna – Vadodara section have finally been awarded.

While sections of it may open in 2022, the tendering delays encountered for this package and others on the 354 km Vadodara – Virar section and 92 km JNPT Spur makes me believe the entire project will be ready no sooner than 2025.

For more updates, check out the Expressways section or my Home Page!


Hat-tip: CK

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11 Responses to "Atlas Awarded Delhi – Mumbai Expressway’s Package 26"

  1. Rohit trivedi says:

    Which Consultancy awarded this project.
    Please post all Consultancy Projects also for highway supervision projects.

  2. YM says:

    Delhi-Vadodara-Surat section should be ready by Dec 2023 as Delhi-Vadodara is EPC entirely. Surat-Virar, that means w/o JNPT spur, may go live by Dec 2024 if all the tenders (all are through HAM) are awarded by Mar 2022.

  3. Bhavesh More says:

    Why don’t they simply upgrade the Nashik – Agra Expressway and connect it with Yamuna Expressway, Mumbai – Nashik Expressway and the Mumbai – Nagpur Expressway. Instead of taking the highway through Haryana.

  4. P.C.YADAV says:

    Ganga express way tenders open kab tak hoga plz confirm me by sms or call back pls

  5. Kanishka says:

    Construction of approx. 440km (out of 1380km) has not started as yet; but they still claim “The expressway is expected to be completed and open to public traffic by Mar’23″…

    Possibility of the Sohna-Virar stretch getting completed by March 2023 is ‘Zilch’…

    …till then, enjoy this image:

  6. HP says:

    Indore metro depot tender closed
    Technical bids will open tomorrow

  7. Ankit says:

    I just wants detail plan of Delhi Mumbai expressway because on Gujarat section expressway enter from my home town near my home so I can understand from excatlly which part it’s cross . Detail mean destrict wise detail plan . And from which I get it


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