4 construction firms have submitted bids to construct 42.21 km Package 4 of the 230 km Amas – Darbhanga Expressway (NH-119D) after National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) opened technical bids today.
This 4 lane access-controlled highway be the first expressway in Bihar state. It will run in north-south orientation to link the outskirts of Aurangabad – Gaya – Patna – Darbhanga, and use portions of the under construction Patna Outer Ring Road and 9.75 km Kachchi Dargah – Bidupur Bridge projects.
Package 4 is the final section of the project to reach this stage and will connect Balbhadarpur (Km. 47.000) to Bela Nawada (Km. 89.210). NHAI invited tenders for its construction in February 2022 with a 2 year deadline and Rs. 1415.26 crore estimate.
- GR Infraprojects Ltd.
- HCC Concessions Ltd.
- Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd.
- Ram Kripal Singh Construction Pvt. Ltd.
Brief Scope: Construction of 4 lane access controlled Greenfield National Highway from Balbhadarpur (Ch.47.000) to Bela Nawada (Ch. 89.210) at NH119D under Bharatmala Pariyojna in the state of Bihar (Amas Darbhanga Package-4 of 42.210 Km) on HAM Mode
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.
In the future, this expressway will be extended from Darbhanga to Jaynagar on the India-Nepal border. Design details and a list of all civil packages & their status can be viewed here.
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