Hindustan Construction Company – KEC International JV last week cast their first pier in Kovilambakkam for Chennai Metro Phase 2 project’s 47 km Line-5 connecting Madhavaram – Sholinganallur.
The consortium was awarded the project’s 11.61 km Package C5-ECV-03 (Puzhuthivakkam – Sholinganallur) in November 2021 with a contract value of Rs. 1122 crore and deadline of November 2024 (36 months).
The first of 436 piers for the viaduct, P-672, stands 11.25 meters tall.
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.
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