Hindustan Construction Company – KEC International JV last week bored and concreted the first pile for Chennai Metro Phase 2 project’s 47 km Line-5 connecting Madhavaram – Sholinganallur.
The consortium was awarded the 11.61 km Puzhuthivakkam – Sholinganallur Package C5-ECV-03’s Rs. 1122 crore construction contract in November 2021 with a deadline of November 2024 (36 months).
The team began test piling works right before 2021 ended between Echangadu and Kovilambakkam stations.
Besides constructing the viaduct from from Chainage 33710 m to 45320m in South Chennai, their scope includes 11 elevated Stations at Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elcot.
Snaps from a follower shot at Kovilambakkam:
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