HCC – KEC JV wins Chennai Metro Phase 2 contract for Line-5


In addition to this L&T won two contracts, Hindustan Construction Company – KEC International (HCC-KEC) JV also won a contract for the construction work on Monday Chennai Metro Phase 2 47 km line-5.

The consortium emerged as the lowest bidder for the 11.61 km Pujuthivakkam-Sholinganallur section (Package C5-ECV-03), consisting of 11 stations at the southern end of Line-5 (Madhavaram-Sholinganallur).


CMRL invited tenders For the production of this package in November 2020 with an undisclosed estimate and a time frame of 36 months. technical bids were opened at the end of june To reveal 3 bidders.

financial bid price:

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Tender: CMRL/Phase II/Corridor 5/C5-ECV-03

short rangeElevated Viaduct of approximately 11.61 km length from 33710 meters to 45320 meters between Pujuthivakkam Metro Station (Except) and Elkot Metro Station onwards including construction of 11 Nos. (Eleven Nos) of Elevated Stations at Madipakkam, Kilkatalai, Ichangadu, Kovilambakkam Construction, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Coot Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elkot and all related works in Corridor-5 of Chennai Metro Rail Project – Phase-II

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The official phase 2 map of CMRL with my edits shows the route of this package between Pujuthivakkam and Sholinganallur – View Phase 2 information and route maps

The CMRL estimate for this package is unknown, so I can’t really give an estimate of how HCC-KEC is bid and what is likely to be awarded. This will be his second win after the 7.945 km Porur-Poonamalli bypass section of Line 4 to be awarded. where the work started in May.

With this development, here are the positions of all civilian packages on Line-5 (North to South). Financial bids are yet to be opened for only 1 more package (UG6) and you already know who will be L1.

Package CP10-EV-03 – 10.2 km viaduct, 11 elevated stations and 1 underground station between CMBT and Venugopal NagarL&T is the lowest bidder
Package UG6 – 5.8 km underground section with 5 stations from Kolathur and NathamuniTechnical bid evaluation underway: L&T is the only bidder
Package C5-ECV-02 – 12.431 km elevated section from CMBT to Alvarthiru Nagar and Porur Junction to Pujuthivakkam with 12 stationsL&T is the lowest bidder
Line 4 and 5: Package C4-ECV-01 – 7.955 km elevated section with 9 stations from Power House to Porur JunctionLarsen & Toubros honored
Package C5-ECV-03 – 11.61 km elevated section with 11 stations from Pujuthivakkam to SholinganallurHCC – KEC JV is the lowest bidder (this post!)

List of all civil packages of Phase 2 and their status can be seen here.


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