3 construction firms have submitted bids to build and operate the 22.85 km Jalbehra – Shahbad extension (NH 152G) at the northern-end of the 227 km Trans Haryana Expressway (NH 152D).
This small 4 lane extension by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will effectively connect the 313 km Ambala – Kotputli Economic Corridor with NH-44 (old NH-1) highway to increase its utility.
NHAI invited tenders for its development on the Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) in December 2021 with a 730 day (2 year) deadline and Rs. 557.20 crore estimate. Technical bids were opened on April 13.
- Ceigall India Ltd.
- GR Infraprojects Ltd.
- Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd.
Brief Scope: Construction of 4 Lane Greenfield Jalbehra Shahbad sec of NH 152G from Km 0.000 to Km 22.850 (Part of Shahbad Thol Feeder Route) in Haryana on HAM under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase I
Hat-tip to follower Kanishka: the exact alignment can be viewed here (option-2) on the Government’s EC site.
The bids have now been sent for technical bid evaluation which can take a couple months to complete. When that is done, the financial bids of the technically qualified bidders will be opened to reveal who’s the lowest bidder and most likely contractor.
A list of this project’s packages and their contractors can be viewed here.
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