Monday, December 11, 2017

TICKER TAPE: INFRA

BIDS FOR INTL AIRPORT AT NEDUMBESSARY

Bids have been invited by the Cochin International Airport for construction of a new international terminal at Nedumbassery. Work on the new terminal spread over 1.5 million sq ft of land is expected to be undertaken at the cost of Rs.125 crore and will be completed in 20 months. The new terminal will have the capacity to handle 4,000 passengers in an hour. The scope of work at the terminal includes mechanical electrical, plumbing and allied work.

 

Rs.204 CR FOR TN LINK ROAD

Authorities in Tamil Nadu have sanctioned funds for the construction of a 1.4 km link between the East Coast Road and Rajiv Gandhi Salai or old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR). It is reported a 9-span, 52 m long bridge across the Buckingham Canal will also be part of the new link road. A total of 21,929 sq mtr of land and 22,386 sq m are sought to be acquired for the purpose at Neelankarai and Okkiam Thoraipakkam respectively for which Rs.172.4 will be expended while Rs.31.8 crore will be employed for construction of the four-lane road with service lanes and footpaths.

 

BIDS FOR RANCHI SEWERAGE COLLECTION

The Ranchi Municipal Corporation has invited bids in connection with development of the sewerage collection and drainage system. The scope of work includes construction, erection, testing and commissioning of a modern sewage treatment plant near Kishanpur, a sewage pumping station at Kanke reservoir and lowering, laying, jointing and testing of the main pipe line in the city.  The total cost of the project, expected to be completed within two years from the date of issue of work, is Rs.302 crore.

 

NAGPUR METRO HQ WORK TO BEGIN

With the Centre giving its in principle approval for the construction of the Nagpur Metro Rail Project work on construction of the headquarters of the Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL) will soon come up on a 6,359.79 sq.mt land on the road connecting Central Bazaar road with South Ambazari Road near Deekshabhoomi. The construction is to be carried out by the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) which will float global tenders inviting parties to execute construction work.

 

NEW PUMPING STATIONS FOR MUMBAI

Civic authorities in Mumbai have outlined plans to construct three new storm water drain pumping stations to address the issue of water logging flooding during the rains. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has identified Dadar, Charni Road and Mankhurd as locations for the project.  It is reported the new pumping stations will be able to discharge six cu mtr (about 3,000 ltr) of water per second, amounting to 500 MLD.

 

AHMEDABAD METRO CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN

Work on the construction of the Rs.10,675 crore Ahmedabad metro project is expected to begin by October this year. The project is being carried out under the aegis of a special purpose vehicle called the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA). Phase –I of the project which has a total length of 35.2 km, includes 28.2 km of elevated and 7.0 km underground sections, with 32 stations. The metro project with two corridors – North-South (APMC to Motera Stadium) and East-West (Thaltej Gam to Vastral Gam) is expected to be commissioned by 2018 and is slated for completion by 2022. It is reported Rs.250 crore has been provided for Phase-I of the project in the state government budget for FY15.To implement the project the Gujarat government has sought Rs.5,900 crore from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

 

HIGHWAY WORTH Rs.16,000 CR CLEARED

Proposals for seven highway projects having a total length of 852 km and requiring an investment of Rs.16,000 crore have been cleared by the centre. The projects submitted by the Ministry of Road and Transport (MoRTH) for approval will be done on PPP basis, These include the four laning of the following: Delhi-Meerut Expressway worth Rs.7,855 crore; Ambala-Kaithal (NH-65) worth Rs.1,176 crore; Yadgiri-Warangal (NH-163) in Andhra Pradesh worth Rs.1,487 crore; Ghaghar Bridge (Varanasi) worth Rs.2,342 crore; Sultanpur-Varanasi section (NH-56), worth Rs.1,975 crore; Kazhakkotta-Mukkola stretch (NH-47) worth Rs.587 crore and the two laning of Bikaner and Falaudi section (NH-15) worth Rs.903 crore.

 

NHAI BIGS FOR NH-8 WORK

The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for the balance work of six laning of NH -8, in three packages in Haryana and Rajasthan. These relate to the Gurgaon-Kota section from 42.700 km to 107.000 km of NH-8 (Package-I) in Haryana, at a cost Rs.252.86 crore; the Kota-Gordhanpura section from 107.100 km to 166.000 km of NH-8 (Package-II) in Rajasthan at a cost of Rs.202.28 crore, the Gordhanpura-Jaipur section from km 166.000 to km 273.000 of NH-8 (Package-III) in Rajasthan, at a cost Rs.194.71 crore.

 




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