Afcons Launches First U-Girder of Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 C1

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In late November, Afcons Infrastructure launched its first U-girder for the construction of 28.254 km of viaduct on PDPU Road. Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 Project,

project worker 14.36 km Package C1 (MOTERA-GNLU-GIFT) achieved this feat by erecting a 28 meter tall girder weighing 164 MT between the piers GP-1(25) and GP-1 (26) at GNLU. However, this is not the first U-girder of Phase 2. Ranjit Buildcon recorded that milestone A few weeks ago on Radesan Road for package C2.

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Signal route from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir and GIFT City – View Ahmedabad Metro Phase 2 information and route map

AFCONs awarded with Phase 2 Award 14.36 km Package C1 In Q4 2020. Their scope includes 8.124 km elevated section of line 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 consists of 5.42 km stretch with bridge over Sabarmati river from GNLU to GIFT City and 2 stations of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).

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Afcons team did wharf work begins There are plans to build another 499 piers in May 2021, which brings the number of U-girders to around 970-990 as per my hand calculations as some of the piers will be connected through I-girders. So far, the team has put up a little over 100 U-girders and pier caps.

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Photo via follower Saurabh Kulshrestha
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Photo via follower Saurabh Kulshrestha

For more updates, see Ahmedabad Section or mine home page,

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– TMRG

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