DRA & MEIL Awarded Khammam – Vijayawada Expressway’s Work

Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon and Megha Engineering and Infrastructures on Friday were awarded 3 contracts for 89.43 km Khammam – Vijayawada Expressway (NH-163G) of the 405 km Nagpur – Vijayawada Economic Corridor in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

DRA Infra was issued a Letter of Award (LOA) for Package 1 valued at Rs. 747 crore, while MEIL was issued 2 LOAs for packages 2 & 3 valued at Rs. 662.66 crore and 745.83 crore respectively.

This new 4 lane access-controlled highway by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will have a mix of greenfield and brownfield-upgraded sections with an alignment passing by Adilabad, Mancherial, Warangal and Khammam.

Construction of its Khammam – Vijayawada greenfield corridor will be carried out via 3 civil packages under the Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I program with a goal to improve the efficiency of freight movement and boost exports via port connectivity.

NHAI had invited tenders for all 3 packages’ civil construction by hybrid annuity model (HAM) in December 2022 with a 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened in mid-March to reveal 9 bidders. Financial bids were opened on March 27.

Package 1

Scope: V.Venkatayapalem village at Design Ch.220.480 Km to Brahmanapalli(K) village at Ch. 250.400

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd.747,00
G R Infraprojects Ltd.822.67
HG Infra Engineering Ltd.835.11
KNR Constructions Ltd.842.00
Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt. Ltd.843.60

Package 2

Scope: Brahmanapalli(K) village at Design Ch. 250.400 Km to Remidicherla village at Ch.280.200 Km

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd662.66
Kalyan Toll Infrastructure Ltd.692.00
G R Infraprojects Ltd697.57
KNR Constructions Ltd.744.00
HG Infra Engineering Ltd.754.00

Package 3

Scope: Remidicherla village at Design Ch.280.200 Km to Jakkampudi village (on NH-16) at Design Ch. 309.909

FirmBid (Rs. Crore)
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd.745.83
Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd.747.00
Kalyan Toll Infrastructure Ltd.773.00
G R Infraprojects Ltd.775.00
HG Infra Engineering Ltd.790.11
Khammam – Vijayawada Expressway’s route – via the government’s EC site

Back in March, MEIL had won Nagpur – Vijayawada Economic Corridor’s 112 km Mancherial – Warangal Expressway’s work in Telangana.

A complete list of Nagpur – Vijayawada Economic Corridor’s packages, their contractors and status can be viewed here.

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3 Responses to "DRA & MEIL Awarded Khammam – Vijayawada Expressway’s Work"

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