Date of Post: 14 Feb, 2018
Mumbai: The civil construction works of the Metro-4 (Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavali) corridor is expected to start in April. The MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority) opened the financial bids for the Metro-4 packages on Monday.
- The overall lowest bid is around 1.36% less than MMRDA’s estimated cost of around Rs 2,100 crore for 4 packages, officials said.
- If the MMRDA’s executive committee gives a go-ahead to the works, then it is likely to be awarded to Reliance-Astaldi & Tata Projects-China Harbour Engineering Company (TPL-CHEC), both joint ventures.
- Pravin Darade, additional metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA, said, “We should start the soil-testing in March and full-fledged work in April. There will be barricades on EEH and LBS Marg and traffic diversions will be in place.”
About Metro 4 corridor:
- The Metro-4 corridor will be a 32.32 km long stretch with 32 stations.
- It will be fully elevated corridor.
- The estimated cost of the corridor is around Rs 14,549 crore.
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