Hindustan Construction Company bags Rs 442.52-crore deal

Hindustan Construction Company bags Rs 442.52-crore deal
Mumbai:

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) said here today that it has been awarded a contract worth Rs
442.52 crore by IRCON International Ltd to construct a tunnel and two bridges in Northern India.

"The company has been awarded a contract worth Rs 442.52 crore by IRCON International Ltd to construct one tunnel and two bridges between Aprinchala and Sumber stations on Dharam and Qazigund Section of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla new broad gauge railway line project. The project will be
completed in 48 months," a company statement said here today.

The contract involves construction of a 5.1 km long tunnel called 'T49A', the substructure of 445-metre long 'Bridge 2' and a 346-metre long 'Bridge 3', besides earthworks at Sumber Yard totalling a 6.4 km stretch on the Dharam-Qazigund Section of the Jammu & Kashmir rail link. This stretch is contiguous with the 10.2 km long T48 tunnel between Sumber and Sangaldan stations, which is currently being constructed by HCC.

The company had received the order for T48 tunnel in September 2012 after successful completion of the Pir Panjal railway tunnel, the longest transportation tunnel in India, the release said.
 

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