Montecarlo Wins Shamli – Ambala Expressway’s Package 3

Montecarlo Ltd. (MCL) in June-end was declared as the lowest bidder to construct the 37.386 km Package 3 of the 121.786 km Shamli – Ambala Expressway project in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

This 6 lane access-controlled highway by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will connect Gogwan Jalalpur village on the under construction 210 km Delhi – Dehradun Expressway with Sadopur village north of Ambala.

The project forms a significant segment of the upcoming 450 km Ludhiana – Bareilly Economic Corridor. Its Package 3 in Ambala District will connect Adhoya Musalmana (Chainage 84.400) to Sadopur (Chainage 121.786).

NHAI invited tenders for its civil contract under the Bharatmala Pariyojana program in January 2022 with a Rs. 770.30 crore estimate and 730 days (2 year) deadline. Technical bids were opened in early June to reveal 5 bidders.

Financial Bid Values

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
Montecarlo Ltd.729
APCO Infratech Pvt. Ltd.750
Ravi Infrabuild Projects Pvt. Ltd.770
M G Contractors Pvt. Ltd.886
G R Infraprojects Ltd.957

NHAI’s Brief Scope: Development of 6 Lane AC Highway from Adhoya Musalmana Ambala dist to Sadopur Ambala dist from Ch. 84.400 to 121.786 of Shamli Ambala sec of Bareilly Ludhiana EC on EPC under BMP Ph-1 in Haryana Pkg3

Shamli – Ambala Expressway’s route (view large) via NHAI’s tender documents – Detailed alignment can be viewed here on the government’s Environmental Clearance website.

MCL’s bid of Rs. 729 crore was well below NHAI’s estimate of Rs. 770.30 crore so a contract should be awarded in the coming weeks, if not already.

Technical bids for packages 1 & 2 were opened last week to reveal 14 bidders for their construction contracts. Details on this expressway along with a list of all packages and their status can be viewed here.

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