TTIPL – RVNL JV Wins Varanasi – Kolkata Expressway’s Package 8

Another package down! Tracks and Towers Infratech – Rail Vikas Nigam (TTIPL – RVNL JV) on Monday was declared as the lowest bidder for 610.417 km Varanasi – Ranchi – Kolkata Expressway‘s 37.3 km Package 8 in Jharkhand.

This greenfield expressway project by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will be built at an estimated cost of Rs. 28,500 crore under the Bharatmala Pariyojna (BMP) program.

Its 6 lane alignment will run parallel to National Highway NH-19 (old NH-2) and link Varanasi Ring Road in Uttar Pradesh’s Barhuli village to NH-16 near Uluberia in West Bengal’s Howrah District via Bihar and Jharkhand.

NHAI had began inviting tenders (bids) for construction contracts under Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM) in November 2022 with 2 year deadlines. Technical bids were opened earlier this month to reveal 15 firms had submitted bids for packages 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

Package 8 (37.3 km)

Brief Scope: Sonepurbigha village to junction with NH-22 (Chatra Bypass) near Chatra from km 184.700 to km 222.000

Estimated Cost: Rs. 1186 crore

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
TTIPL – RVNL JV1271.99
G R Infraprojects Ltd.1297.87
HG Infra Engineering Ltd.1357.11
Montecarlo Ltd.1359.00
MG Contractors Pvt. Ltd.1426.00
IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd.1521.00
Barbrik Project Ltd.1529.99
Varanasi – Kolkata Exprssway’s alignment by NHAI through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal

TTIPL – RVNL JV’s bid was 7.25% higher than NHAI’s estimate, which is within NHAI’s permissible limit, so a contract be awarded in the coming weeks.

With this development, financial bids for 8 packages (1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10) have been opened to reveal their likely contractors, while technical bid evaluation is underway for 3 packages (11, 12 & 13).

A complete list of Varanasi – Kolkata Expressway’s packages, their scope and contractor status can be viewed here.

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One Response to "TTIPL – RVNL JV Wins Varanasi – Kolkata Expressway’s Package 8"

  1. Satyendra Kumar says:

    Cds ifra project limited gohana sonipat Hariyana


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