HCC bags Rs300 cr DMRC contract
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Ltd has been awarded a Rs300 crore contract by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC). This is the third contract for underground metro received by HCC since October 2012 under the phase III development of Delhi Metro aggregating to Rs1,539 crore.
The contract is for design and construction of 1.54km long twin tunnel on Dwarka-Najafgarh metro corridor of phase III of Delhi Metro. The twin tunnels will be constructed using shield tunnel boring machine.
The contract also includes construction of one of the biggest underground station namely Municipal Corporation which is 290m long and 30m in width.
The station will be built at a depth of 18m. HCC has completed three contracts under phase I and II of the Delhi metro.
The tunnelling depth below the Rajiv Chowk metro station at 44m was the deepest ever for the Delhi Metropolitan Region, going below two existing lines.