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MEIL, GRIL & VDB Awarded Warangal – Khammam Expressway’s Work


Megha Engineering and Infrastructures, G R Infraprojects Ltd. and VDB Projects Pvt. Ltd. on Friday were awarded construction contracts for 108.24 km Khammam – Vijayawada Expressway (NH-163G) of the 405 km Nagpur – Vijayawada Economic Corridor in Telangana.

MEIL was issued a Letter of Award (LOA) for Package 1 valued at Rs. 774.89 crore, GRIL was issued a LOA for Package 2 valued at Rs. 847.87 crore, while VDB Projects was issued a LOA for Package 3 valued at 678 crore.

This new 4 lane access-controlled highway by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will have a mix of greenfield and brownfield-upgraded sections with an alignment passing by Adilabad, Mancherial, Warangal and Khammam.

Construction of its Warangal – Khammam greenfield corridor will be carried under the Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase-I program with a goal to improve the efficiency of freight movement and boost exports via port connectivity.

NHAI had invited tenders for all 3 packages’ civil construction by hybrid annuity model (HAM) in December 2022 with a 2 year deadline. Technical bids were opened in mid March to reveal 13 bidders, while financial bids were opened on March 29.

Package 1

Scope: Oorugonda village in Hanamkonda District at Ch.112.240 Km to Venkatpur village in Warangal District Ch. 150.240

Firm Bid (Rs. Crore)
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd. 774.89
KNR Constructions Ltd. 794.00
HG Infra Engineering Ltd. 826.11
G R Infraprojects Ltd. 827.17
Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt. Ltd. 838.00

Package 2

Scope: Venkatpur village in Warangal Ch. 150.240 Km to Thallasenkesa village in Mahabubabed District at Ch.189.650 km

Firm Bid (Rs. Crore)
G R Infraprojects Ltd. 847.87
KNR Constructions Ltd. 849.00
HG Infra Engineering Ltd. 862.11
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd. 868.65
Oriental Structural Engineers Pvt. Ltd. 883.55

Package 3

Scope: Thallasenkesa village at Design Ch. 189.650 km to V.Vekatayapalem village in Khammam District

Firm Bid (Rs. Crore)
VDB Projects Pvt Ltd. 678.00
G R Infraprojects Ltd. 687.67
Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd. 698.00
PSK Infrastructures and Projects Pvt. Ltd. 721.80
KNR Constructions Ltd. 730.00
Alignment of Warangal – Khammam Expressway in purple via the government’s EC site

With this development, contractors for all 9 packages between Mancherial – Warangal – Khammam – Vijayawada are now known! MEIL scooped up 6 of them. A complete list of Nagpur – Vijayawada Economic Corridor’s packages, their contractors and status can be viewed here.

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