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NEW DELHI: Larsen and Toubro was issued the Letter of Acceptance on December 30 for the design and construction of an elevated stretch of the Bengaluru Suburban Rail project, officials said. The contract price is Rs 1,040.51 crore including GST and the contract period is 30 months. The physical work is expected to commence shortly, they said.
In a statement, Karnataka’s Rail Infrastructure Development Company (K-RIDE) said, “Larsen and Toubro has been issued the Letter of Acceptance today for the design and construction of elevated viaduct of length 8.960 km and At-Grade of length 37.920 km (excluding station buildings) including associated works between Heelalige and Rajanukunte, on EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) mode, in Corridor-4 Kanakaline of Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project (BSRP).”
“This contract also includes construction of a double decker alignment of 1.2 km length for BSRP Corridor-1 and Corridor-4 near Yelahanka, construction of a BSRP elevated viaduct of length 500 m below BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited) viaduct near Benniganahalli, duly sharing right of way between BSRP and BMRCL. This is first of its kind in India,” it said.