ITD Chem wins underground work of Chennai Metro Line-4



ITD Cementation India Limited today emerged as the lowest bidder for the civil construction and tunnel contracts for the 10 km underground package UG-01 and Power House Ramp – Light House Station connecting UG-02 of Chennai Metro Line-4.

CMRL was invited tenders for both these packages of 118.9 km Chennai Metro Phase 2 By the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in February 2021 a . Project with a time frame of 48 months financed through $780 million (approx. Rs.5890 crore) loan,


technical bid opened Six firms had submitted a total of 10 bids to be disclosed in August. CMRL estimates for both are unknown so if anyone knows just leave a comment below or shoot me a message contact page,

Package UG-01

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.


Thirumalai station will be constructed (interchange of Line-3 and Line-4) via Line-3 Package UG-04Which was won by Larsen & Toubro. A planned station on Foreshore Road is no longer functioning.

financial bid results

StrongBid (Rs. in crore)
ITD KEM1905.91
J Kumar – Patel Infra JV2089.33

short range: 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

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. , One of the planned stations in Knutson Park is no longer operating.


financial bid results

StrongBid (Rs. in crore)
ITD KEM1856.14

short rangeBoat Club, Nandanam, Panagal Park, Kodambakkam, Construction of Underground stations at Kodambakkam Flyover, Underground Crossovers at Panagal Park Station and associated Twin Tunnels, Cut & Cover Box, U Section and Ramp Project starting from Chainage 5+150m to Chainage 10 Is. +0.27 m (down line)

ChennaiMetroC4 UG 02MapNew Kolkata Metro
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

As with the other Phase 2 packages, the CMRL estimate for both packages is also unknown, so I cannot gauge how ITD Chem is bidding and what the next steps look like.

If this is not given again, the potential contractors for all packages of 26.09 km Line-4 (Poonamalli – Light House) are now known:

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 Cem is the lowest bidder (this post!)
Package C4-UG-02: 4.877 km underground section with 5 stations from Power House Ramp to Boat ClubITD Cem is the lowest bidder (this post!)

This is in addition to Line-5 where financial bids for all 5 packages have been opened. On Line-3, only the results of Taramani Link Road – Sholinganallur – SIPCote 2 section, consisting of 2 elevated packages, are currently pending.

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


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