4 civil engineering firms have submitted bids to connect the operational Mumbai Pune Expressway (MPE) and under construction Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) in Maharashtra.
This six lane project by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) involves construction of 2 elevated roads linked by a 11 km portion of the existing JNPT Highway (NH-348A).
On the western-end, a 3.657 km corridor will link MTHL’s Chirle interchange to Gavan Phata. On the eastern-end, a 2.287 km corridor will link Palaspe Phata to MPE. From end to end, the entire corridor will be approximately 17 kms long.
MMRDA had invited tenders for construction in March 2023 with a Rs. 997.96 crore estimate and 30 month deadline. Technical bids were opened on Tuesday.
- Gawar Construction Ltd.
- GR Infraprojects Ltd.
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
- PNC Infratech Ltd.
Brief Scope: Construction of Elevated Corridor from Mumbai Pune Expressway to MTHL Interchange at Chirle From NH 48 Km 105+400 to Km 108+150 and from NH 348 Km 12+500 to Km 17+100
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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