Larsen & Toubro and J Kumar Infraprojects on Wednesday were awarded 2 underground tunneling contracts (DC-09 & DC-08) of the 65.1 km Delhi Metro Phase 4 project‘s 23.622 km Silver Line.
Both firms had submitted the lowest revised bids in mid-February after the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) internally re-invited price bids from the technically qualified bidders of the original round.
Both packages come with a 42 month deadline and are being financed by JICA through a Rs. 8,390 crore ODA loan.
This 6.116 km Aerocity – Kishangarh section is on the western-end of the 23.622 km Silver Line and comprises of 4 stations at Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh.
- DMRC’s Estimate: Rs. 1349 crore
- Awarded to: J Kumar Infraprojects (JKIL)
- Final Contract Value: Rs. 1611.74 crore (INR 1426,99,50,000 + USD 2,45,00,000)
Brief Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield TBM, Cut and Cover Tunnel box and four Underground stations namely Aerocity, Mahipalpur, Vasant Kunj and Kishangarh with Entry/Exits & Connecting subways from chainage (-) 760 mt. to 5356.285 mt. of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.
This 6.51 km section, with twin-tunnels smack-dab in the middle of the Silver Line will connect Kishangarh Station’s east-end (chainage 5356.285) with a ramp (chainage 11867.000) west of Saket G Block Station through 4 stations at Chhattarpur (interchange with Yellow Line), Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU and Neb Sarai.
- DMRC’s Estimate: Rs. 1428 crore
- Awarded to: Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
- Final Contract Value: Rs. 1737 crore (INR 1533,50,10,000 + USD 2,70,00,000)
Brief Scope: Design and Construction of Twin Tunnel (Up & Down Line) by Shield TBM, Cut and Cover Tunnel box, Underground Ramp and four Underground stations namely Chhattarpur, Chhattarpur Mandir, IGNOU and Neb Sarai with Entry/Exits & Connecting subways from chainage 5356.285 mtr. to 11867.000 mtr. of Aerocity to Tughlakabad Corridor of Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS.
DC-09’s design details such as crossover and ramp locations can be viewed here.
With this exciting development, all 4 JICA-funded underground packages of Phase 4 have now been awarded! Basic ground work on DC-07 by Afcons started recently, and I see work on the rest starting latest by May.
|Package DC-05: Derawal Nagar to RK Ashram, 7.46 km underground section with 6 stations||Awarded to Afcons Infra|
|Package DC-08: Aerocity to Kishangarh, 6.11 km underground section with 4 stations||Awarded to J Kumar|
|Package DC-09: Kishangarh to Saket G-Block, 6.88 km underground section with 4 stations||Awarded to L&T|
|Package DC-07: Sangam Vihar to Tughlakabad, 6.477 km underground section with 3 stations||Awarded to Afcons Infra|
See a list of all Delhi Metro Phase 4 packages and their status here.
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