HCC-KEC JV Wins Rs 1,309 Crore Chennai Metro Contract To Build 11.6 Km Elevated Corridor

Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. (HCC), in consortium with KEC International Limited (KEC), has been awarded a Rs 1,309 crore contract by Chennai Metro Rail Limited.

The awarded works involve the construction of an 11.61 km elevated viaduct section and eleven elevated stations on Corridor-5 of phase II of the Chennai Metro. This order is a second one secured by the HCC-KEC Consortium for Chennai Metro.

“The scope of work involves civil works, architectural works and signages, plumbing and drainage works, and temporary services as per the employer’s drawings and the works requirements,” the company said in a statement.

The eleven elevated stations include 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, package-1 of Delhi Metro, two contracts for Pune Metro, package-1 of Bangalore Metro Rail Project and package-1 of Chennai Metro.

In the past, HCC has been associated with six packages of Delhi Metro totalling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, HCC has constructed 6.47 km tunnels in six packages that include four underground stations. In Mumbai Metro-I, the company has built eight elevated stations.