Mumbai, Dec 24 (IBNS) HCC (Hindustan Construction Company), a leading infrastructure construction and development company in joint venture with Coastal Projects Ltd, has been awarded a project by Northeast Frontier Railway to develop a railway tunnel between Kaimai Road and Kambiron Road stations on the new railway line being developed between Jiribam and Tupur in Imphal.
The total cost of the project is Rs 230.98 crore (HCC share 60% - Rs 138.59 crore) and will be completed in 28 months.
The project scope involves construction of single line broad gauge tunnel of approximate length of 4.9 km including earthwork, slope protection & stabilization, RCC portal walls, permanent tunnel support, construction of side drains, rock supporting system and ancillary work.
This is third order received by HCC from Northeast Frontier Railway on the new railway line between Jiribam and Tupur.
The first order was to construct a 3.25 km tunnel between Dholakal and Kaimai Road stations and second order was to a 3.3 km tunnel between Kambiron Road and Thingou stations.
HCC is also constructing the 4.315 kms long Bogibeel Rail-cum-road Bridge over river Brahmaputra near Dibrugarh, Assam for Northeast Frontier Railway.
In the transportation segment HCC has a strong track record in construction of Roads, Highways, Bridges, Railways and MRTS (Mass Rapid Transport System). HCC has already constructed 2227 kms roads across the country.
In the MRTS space, the company has executed the Kolkata and sections of Delhi Metro Rail project.
HCC has also executed the most challenging 16 kms Ghat section of Mumbai-Pune expressway, the first ever 6 lane concrete pavement access controlled express way in India.
It has built nearly 173 road bridges, the combined length of which would be approximately 47 kms.