NCC Ltd. on Saturday poured concrete to cast the first pile cap of Bangalore Metro’s 37 km Airport Line (Blue Line) which will link Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) to KR Puram.
This new metro line, under Bangalore Metro Phase 2B project, comprises of 3 civil packages ranging from 11 to 15 kms.
NCC was awarded 3 LOA contracts in November 2021 for 15 elevated stations & viaduct construction work, with completion deadlines ranging from 24 – 27 months. Their various teams began test piling and other pre-construction activities in January 2022 followed by piling for construction in February.
The pile-cap for Pier AP665 near Bagalur Cross has a size of 4.3m x 4.3m x 1.5m. The pier cage on top of it has a diameter of 1.6 meters.
This pile cap is located on the line’s 11.678 km Package-2. That civil package’s scope involves construction of a viaduct between Hebbal – Bagalur Cross (chainage 10072m to 21500m), a 250m pocket track, and 5 elevated stations at Hebbal, Kodigehalli, Jakkur Cross, Yelahanka and Bagalur Cross.
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