DRA Wins Raipur – Vizag Expressway’s Package OD-7
Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd today emerged as the lowest bidder to construct package OD-7 of the 464 km Raipur – Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor (NH-130CD & EC-15), also known as Raipur – Vizag Expressway.
This new six-lane highway will have a few sections that are access-controlled with a greenfield alignment connecting the states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
Package OD-7 is just 4 km long and will connect Baraja – Kandili within Odisha near the border with Andra Pradesh, so I’m inclined to believe it has a viaduct or tunnel section.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) invited tenders for its construction in August 2021 with a 2 year deadline and Rs. 759.75 crore estimate. Technical bids were opened in December 2021 to reveal 11 bidders.
Financial Bid Values (lowest 5)
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OD-7’s Scope: Development of Six Lane Baraja Kandili Section of NH-130 CD Road from km 338.500 to km 342.500 under Raipur-Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor in the state of Odisha on Hybrid Annuity Mode
I hear financial bids for 22.533 km Package OD-8 (Kandili – Tumbiguda) within Odisha have also been opened. If someone has results, leave a comment below or send me a message via the Contact page.
Details on the Raipur – Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor along with a list of all packages and their status can be viewed here.
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