️Shivalaya Construction Ltd. on October 29 was awarded a Rs. 1357.81 crore contract for Package 16 of the 1350 km Delhi – Mumbai Expressway (DME) project‘s JNPT Spur per the latest status report published by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
This 26.8 km 8 lane section connects Amne to Bhoj as part of a 92 km greenfield access-controlled road skirting around Mumbai connecting Virar with Jawaharlal Nehru Port.
NHAI had invited tenders for Package 16’s construction (along with 15 & 14) back in January with a 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened in July to reveal 13 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.
Update: Here are the financial bid values of the the lowest 5 bidders opened on October 14
|Firm||Bid (Rs. Crore)|
Brief Scope: Construction of Eight lane access controlled Expressway from Km 43.000 to Km 69.800 (Amne to Bhoj Section-SPUR of Vadodara Mumbai Expressway) on Hybrid Annuity mode under Bharatmala Pariyojana (Phase II-Package XVI)]
The project’s feasibility report has a detailed description of its route with a list of interchanges, major and minor river bridges, including a 4.39 km tunnel through Matheran Eco-Sensitive Zone – a part of Package 17.
With this development, the first of 5 packages related to JNPT Spur has been awarded. I’m expecting basic ground work to start before the year ends.
|Package (length) & Section||Contractor / Status|
|Package 14 (17 km) – Km 3.000 to Km 20.200||12 Bids Received|
|Package 15 (23 km) – Km 20.200 to Km 43.000||17 Bids Received|
|Package 16 (27 km) – Km 43.000 to Km 69.700||Awarded to Shivalaya Construction (this post!)|
|Package 17 (10 km) – Km 69.700 to Km 79.780||18 Bids Received|
|Package 18 (15 km) – Km 79.780 to Km 94.290||DPR in Progress.|
Tender Notice Pending
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.