Infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro has announced that its heavy civil infrastructure business has orders worth Rs 7,489 crore which includes two packages (1 and 4) of Mumbai Coastal Road Project developed by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
The work order involves the construction of parts of the Rs 15,000-crore coastal road project from Princess Street Flyover to Baroda Palace, including an underground tunnel, passing below Girgaum Chowpatty, Malabar Hills and Priyadarshini Park, the company said in a statement.
Package 4 involves the construction of a 3.93 Km stretch of coastal road from Princess Street Flyover to Priyadarshini Park. The scope of work includes construction of up and down ramps from Marine Drive connecting to the underground road (twin) tunnel which will pass below Girgaum Chowpatty, Malabar Hills and exit at Priyadarshini Park connecting to the Package 1 of the project.
Package 1 involves the construction of a 3.82 Km long, 8-lane highway over reclaimed land from Priyadarshini Park to Baroda Palace, including interchanges at Amarson Garden and Haji Ali. The Haji Ali interchange will be a multilevel interchange inside Haji Ali bay providing connectivity to the existing Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road.
According to L&T, the project involving sea front development would be the first of such kind in India. Earlier this year, another infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company through a joint venture with Hyundai Development Company has emerged as the front-runner in the tender for Mumbai Coastal Road Package-2.
The Rs 7,000-crore contract for the 17 km Bandra-Versova sea-link, which will eventually become a part of the total coastal road project and that is handled separately by Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation, was recently awarded to Reliance Infrastructure.
In addition to the coastal road packages, L&T’s Heavy Civil Infrastructure has also received a major variation order from the Irrigation and Command Area Development Department, Government of Telangana, for the Medigadda Barrage Project.
L&T Geostructure, a subsidiary of Heavy Civil Infrastructure Business, has also received an order from BHEL, to execute piling, pile test, pile cap and pedestal works for a 1x660 MW Panki Thermal Power Plant near Kanpur.