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L&T Secures Rs 963 Cr. Contract for Chennai Metro’s Phase 2 Line 3’s OMR Section

Larsen and Toubro (L&T), the Indian EPC major, has secured a contract worth Rs 963 crore for Chennai Metro Phase 2’s Line 3 package C3 (CP08 EV01) from Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL).

Scope of work in this contract includes the construction of an elevated viaduct approximately 10 Km in length, including elevated ramp and ten elevated metro stations at Nehru Nagar, Kandanchavadi Perungudi, Thoraipakkam, Mettukuppam, PTC Colony, Okkiyampet, Karapakkam, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam and Shalinganagallur. This route follows Chennai’s Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR).

Bids for this project were invited in December 2021, and it is to be completed over a period of 36 months. L&T emerged as the lowest bidder in April 2022, and was subsequently awarded the contract in May 2022.