5 Bidders for Gorakhpur Bypass’ Construction Work
5 firms have submitted bids for 26.6 km Gorakhpur North-East Bypass’ civil construction contract after National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) opened technical bids on Friday.
This 4 lane greenfield highway project will connect national highway NH-29E near Jangal Kauria with NH-28 near Madapar in Uttar Pradesh.
This project along with NH-29E’s 16 km Kalesar – Jangal Kauria section and 31.72 km southern bypass on NH-28 Lucknow – Muzaffarpur highway (currently being upgraded to 6 lanes) will complete a ring road around Gorakhpur city.
NHAI had invited tenders for its construction contract under Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) in December 2022 with a 2 year deadline.
- Ceigall India Ltd.
- Gawar Construction Ltd.
- PNC Infratech Ltd.
- Ravi Infrabuild Projects Pvt. Ltd.
- Vijai Construction (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Brief Scope: Construction of 4 lane Greenfield North East side Gorakhpur bypass (26.616 kms) starting from NH29E (Km 83.308) and end at NH28 (Km 285.100) under NHDP Phase-7 in Uttar Pradesh under Bharatmala pariyojana on EPC mode
The bids have now been sent for technical evaluation which will take about a month 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.
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NHAI is doing techinal evaluation very fast nowdays. While in metro contracts it will take around 2-3 months
Good observation! For highway projects, I’ve changed my canned text of “couple months” to “about a month”.
PNC is in form. It will definitely bag the project.