Hindustan Construction Company-KEC JV wins Rs 1,147 crore Chennai Metro Rail  order

Hindustan Construction Company-KEC JV wins Rs 1,147 crore Chennai Metro Rail order

Hindustan Construction Company has been associated with six packages of Delhi Metro totaling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, HCC constructed 6.47 km tunnels in six packages that include four underground stations

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in a joint venture with KEC International has been awarded a Rs 1,147 crore contract by Chennai Metro Rail Ltd for the construction of a 7.95 km elevated viaduct section and nine elevated stations on corridor four of phase two.

HCC share in the JV is 51 percent or Rs 585 crore. The scope of work involves civil works, architectural works, plumbing & drainage, and temporary services, the company said in a statement on Thursday. The nine elevated stations include Chennai Bypass Crossing, Rarriacharidra Hospital, lyyaparithangal Bus Depot, Katupakkam, Kumanan Chavadi, Karayan Chavadi, Mullai Thottam, Poonamallee Bus Terminus, Poonamallee Bypass.

The work will be completed in three years. Currently, Hindustan Construction Company is executing a section of Mumbai Metro Line three involving 3,115-metre twin-bored tunnels including four underground stations; a section of Delhi metro involving 4,051-meter underground twin-tunnels and an underground station; two contracts for Pune Metro involving 17 elevated stations and a section of Bangalore Metro Rail Project involving 6,340 meters long elevated corridor including a road-cum-rail flyover and five metro stations.

Hindustan Construction Company-KEC JV wins Rs 1,147 crore Chennai Metro Rail  order

In the past, Hindustan Construction Company has been associated with six packages of Delhi Metro totaling 18.14 km of tunnels and 13 underground stations. In Kolkata Metro, HCC constructed 6.47 km tunnels in six packages that include four underground stations.

In Mumbai Metro one, the company has built eight elevated stations. With an engineering heritage of nearly 100 years, HCC has executed a majority of India’s landmark infrastructure projects, having constructed 27 percent of India’s hydropower generation and 60 percent of nuclear power generation capacities, over 3,960 lane km of expressways and highways, more than 360 km of complex tunneling and 383 bridges.

The HCC Group with a turnover of Rs 9,437 crore comprises HCC Ltd, HCC Infrastructure, and Steiner AG in Switzerland.