HCC-KEC International takes order of Rs 1,309 cr from Chennai Metro Rail

A consortium of Hindustan Construction Company and KEC International has been awarded a contract worth Rs 1,309 crore with Chennai Metro Rail Ltd.

The contract is for the construction of an 11.61 kilometer section of elevated viaduct and eleven elevated stations on Corridor 5 of Phase II of the Chennai Metro.

In a statement released on Monday, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) said this was the second order obtained by the HCC-KEC consortium for the Chennai metro. The company’s share in the joint venture is 51% and in terms of value it is Rs 668 crore.

The scope of work includes civil works, architectural works and signage, plumbing and drainage works and temporary services according to the employer’s drawings and the requirements of the work, he added.

The eleven elevated stations to be built are Madipakkam, Kilkattalai, Echangadu, Kovilambakkam, Vellakkal, Medavakkam Koot Road, Kamaraj Garden Street, Medavakkam Junction, Perumbakkam, Global Hospital and Elcot. The project is to be completed in 36 months.

Currently, HCC is executing a section of Mumbai metro line III, a Delhi metro set, two Pune metro contracts, a Bangalore metro project set and a Chennai metro set.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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