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Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 Sabarmati Bridge’s Final Segment Launched by Afcons

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Afcons Infrastructure this week celebrated launching their final precast box segment for 28.254 km Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 project‘s Sabarmati River Bridge near Gandhinagar.

This new bridge of Phase 2’s 14.36 km Package C1 is approximately 810m long and forms a crucial link between Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) and GIFT City.

Sabarmati Bridge consists of 24 spans comprising of 340 segments. The first segment was launched in May 2023, and the final segment this week was launched between piers P46 – P47.

The bridge’s construction site (view on Google Maps) is located 19.3 km upstream from the Blue Line’s 298m Sabarmati Bridge built by Tata Projects – CCECC JV in Ahmedabad Metro’s Phase 1 between 2018-2021.

Photo by Biswabhusan Nayak

Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) had awarded Afcons with 14.36 km Package C1’s construction contract in Q4 2020. Their scope includes the line’s 8.124 km elevated section from Motera Stadium to GNLU with 8 stations at Koteshwar Road, Vishwakarma College, Tapovan Circle, Narmada Canal, Koba Circle, Juna Koba, Koba Gam, and GNLU.

It also includes the 5.42 km section from GNLU to GIFT City with a bridge over Sabarmati River and 2 stations at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).

Afcons’ team had launched the first U-girder in December 2021 and I hear 95% of U-girders have been launched so far.

Indicative route from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir & GIFT City – view Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 info & route map
Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 Sabarmati Bridge’s Final Segment Launched by Afcons
Photo by Biswabhusan Nayak

Back in September, Ranjit Buildcon celebrated launching their final of 354 U-girders for 6.478 km Package C2 connecting Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) to Gandhinagar’s Sector-1. They started launching activities in March for 7.553 km Package C3 (Sector-1 – Mahatma Mandir), so there’s still some ways to go for its final launch milestone to be recorded.

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– TMRG





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