7 construction firms have submitted bids to construct 56.7 km package CG2 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 CG-2 is the 2nd of 3 packages within Chhattisgarh, and will connect Sargi – Basanwahi from chainage km 42.800 to km 99.500.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) invited tenders for its construction in December 2021 with a 2 year deadline and Rs. 1203.15 crore estimate. Technical bids were opened today.
- Bansal Construction Works Pvt. Ltd.
- Dilip Buildcon Ltd.
- Dineshchandra R Agrawal Infracon Pvt. Ltd.
- DP Jain and Company Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
- G R Infraprojects Ltd.
- Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd.
- PNC Infratech Ltd.
Brief Scope: Development of Six Lane Sargi-Basanwahi Section of NH-130-CD Road from km 42.800 to km 99.500 under Raipur-Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor in the state of Chhattisgarh on Hybrid Annuity Mode (Package-CG-2)
The bids have now been sent for technical bid evaluation which can take a couple months 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.
Bids for Chhatisgarh’s final 25.161 km section (Package CG-3) connecting Basanwahi – Marangpuri are currently planned to be opened on March 1.
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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