HCC-KEC Awarded Chennai Metro Line-5’s Contract for C5-ECV-03

Hindustan Construction Company – KEC International (HCC-KEC) JV on Friday was awarded Chennai Metro Phase 2’s Rs. 1122 crore contract for Package C5-ECV-03 on the 47 km Line-5 (Madhavaram – Sholinganallur).

The consortium had emerged as the lowest bidder for the 11.61 km Puzhuthivakkam – Sholinganallur section in September, narrowly beating Larsen & Toubro and NCC. This section consists of 11 elevated stations at the extreme southern end of Line-5.

  • HCC-KEC’s Bid and Final Contract Value: Rs 1122.02 crore
  • Contract Duration: 36 months
  • Deadline: November 2024

If someone has a copy of the LOA then connect with me here and I can add it into the post.

Brief Scope: Construction of Elevated Viaduct of Approximately 11.61 km length from Ch: 33710 m to 45320 m between Puzhuthivakkam Metro Station (excluding) and beyond Elcot Metro station including Construction of 11 Nos (Eleven Numbers) of Elevated Stations at Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elcot and all associated works in Corridor-5 of Chennai Metro Rail Project- Phase-2

CMRL’s official Phase 2 map with my edits showcasing this package’s route between Puzhuthivakkam and Sholinganallur – view Phase 2 info & route map

With this and the other 2 recent contracts to L&T, CMRL has now awarded 4 out of 5 civil packages dedicated to Line-5. Here’s a list north to south:

Package CP10-EV-03 – 10.2 km viaduct, 11 elevated stations and 1 underground station between CMBT and Venugopal NagarAwarded to L&T in Nov 2021
Package UG6 – 5.8 km underground section with 5 stations from Kolathur and NathamuniL&T is lowest bidder
Package C5-ECV-02 – 12.431 km elevated section from CMBT to Alwartiru Nagar and from Porur Junction to Puzhuthivakkam with 12 stationsAwarded to L&T in Nov 2021
Lines 4 & 5: Package C4-ECV-01 – 7.955 km elevated section from Power House to Porur Junction with 9 stationsAwarded to Larsen & Toubro in May 2021
Package C5-ECV-03 – 11.61 km elevated section with 11 stations from Puzhuthivakkam to SholinganallurAwarded to HCC-KEC in Nov (this post!)

Basic ground-work related to site preparation and utility shifting can be expected to start in early 2022. A list of all Phase 2 civil packages and their status can be viewed here.

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4 Responses to "HCC-KEC Awarded Chennai Metro Line-5’s Contract for C5-ECV-03"

  1. Rabindar Patra says:

    Engineer Max cook

  2. Sathish Kumar says:

    Can you please share me the plan layout of the stations and the viaducts exactly?


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