HCC-MMS JV awarded Rs. 2523 crore contract of Mumbai Metro III
Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company Ltd (HCC) as a lead partner in the joint venture with MMS of Russia, has been awarded Rs 2,523 crore contract by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL).
The contract is for construction of 4,072 meter corridor of the underground metro line including four underground stations at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Kalbadevi, Girgaon and Grant Road and twin bored tunnels of total length of 3,115 m. The project is to be completed in 55 months.
This is part of the Line 3 of the Mumbai Metro from Colaba to SEEPZ. When completed, the 33.5 km long line with 26 underground and one at-grade station will be the first underground metro line in Mumbai.
Arun Karambelkar, President & CEO- E&C, HCC Ltd. said “HCC is pioneer in underground construction and has built parts of Kolkata Metro, Delhi Metro and Mumbai Metro – Phase I. With the cumulative experience we are confident of completing the work in an efficient and speedier manner that will benefit millions of Mumbaikars.”
HCC has been associated with 6 packages of Delhi Metro totaling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, HCC has constructed 6.47 km tunnels in 6 packages that include 4 underground stations. And in Mumbai Metro I, the company has built 8 elevated stations.