ITD Chem awards underground contracts of Chennai Metro Line-4



Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) on Wednesday awarded two underground construction contracts to ITD Cementation India Limited for Power House Ramp – Light House Station connecting 10 km underground package UG-01 and UG-02 of 26.1 km Line-4 Did.

CMRL invited tenders For both tunneling and station package 118.9 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 Project in February 2021. With a time frame of 48 months financed by $780 million (approx. Rs.5890 crore) loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).


technical bid opened Six firms had submitted a total of 10 bids to be disclosed in August. ITD Cement in November 2021 emerged as the lowest technically qualified bidder,

Package UG-01

  • ITD Chem Bid: Rupee. 1905.91 crore
  • final negotiated contract price: Rupee. 1896,38,89,573 (1896.38 crore)

This stretch of 5.15 km connects Bharathidasan Road station to Lighthouse station through 5 stations with twin tunnels. This package includes construction of four of these at Bharathidasan Road, Alwarpet, Kutchi Road and Light House. Thirumayilai station (interchange with Line-3) will be constructed via Line-3 Package UG-04 Which is now being re-tendered.

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Brief Scope of CMRL: Construction of Underground Stations at Light House, Kachari Road, Alwarpet, Bharathidasan Road, Underground Stabilizing Yard at Light House Station and with Cross Over and Twin Tunnels attached to it, Project Chainage 0+001m to End Chainage 5+150m (Down Line) begins.

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Official Phase 2 Map of CMRL with my edits showcasing this package between Bharathidasan Road Station to Light House Station , View Phase 2 information and route maps

Package UG-02

  • ITD Chem Bid: Rupee. 1856.14 crore
  • final negotiated contract price: Rupee. 1846,86,75,347 (1846.86 crore)

This 4.877 km stretch with twin tunnels connects a ramp west of Kodambakkam flyover station to Boat Club station, which includes Kodambakkam Flyover (formerly Meenakshi College), Kodambakkam, Panagal Park (with a crossover), Nandanam and Boat Club (Adyar). Gate Jn) has 5 stations. ,

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of CMRL short rangeConstruction of Underground Stations at Boat Club, Nandanam, Panagal Park, Kodambakkam, Kodambakkam Flyover, Underground Crossover at Panagal Park Station and associated Twin Tunnel, Cut & Cover Box, U Section and Ramp Project starting from Chainage 5+150m to Chainage 10 Is. +0.27 m (down line)

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Official Phase 2 Map of CMRL with my edits displaying this package between Kodambakkam Flyover (Meenakshi College) – Boat Club (Adyar Gate Junction) – View Phase 2 information and route maps

With this development, contracts have now been awarded for all 5 packages of 26.09 km Line-4 (Poonamallee – Light House) – making it the first line out of 3 to reach this milestone. I expect the basic infrastructure work by ITD Chem to start in March with complete construction by June.

scopecontractor / position
package DPT-01: Construction of Poonamallee DepotAltis – VCL JV
Package C4-ECV-02: 7.945 km elevated section with 9 stations from Porur Junction to Poonamalle BypassHCC – KEC Joint Venture
Package C4-ECV-01: 7.955 km elevated section with 9 stations from Power House to Porur Junction (Line-4 & Line-5)Larsen And Toubro
Package C4-UG-01: 5.15 km underground section with 5 stations from Bharathidasan Road to Light HouseITD Cementation India (This Post!)
Package C4-UG-02: 4.877 km underground section with 5 stations from Power House Ramp to Boat ClubITD Cementation India (This Post!)

List of all Phase 2 Citizen Packages and their status can be seen here,

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