Mumbai, June 29: Construction work in the Shendra-Bidkin node of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project is moving at a quick pace in Maharashtra, with the latest Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract awarded to L&T for building roads and underground utilities over 10 sq.km in the Bidkin Industrial Area.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) expects to commission its oil refinery at Paradip soon as 96 per cent of the construction work at the project is already complete. The refinery is the companyÂ´s largest investment in a single project and is also the first zero-residue refinery of the country.
After six monthsÂ’ delay, the much-awaited two-tier Nashik Phata flyover in Pune is finally expected to be inaugurated on 22 January 2014. The flyover is the first-of-its-kind project in India crossing the Pavana river at 206 m and rail overbridge (ROB) at 110 m.Built at an investment of around Rs 140 crore, the flyover is well connected to the IT hub at Hinjawadi and the upcoming Chakan airport.
In Mumbai, construction work on the much needed Kherwadi flyover on Western Express Highway (WEH) is all set to begin, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced. The construction on the flyover is to take at least 18 months.
For the second phase construction work on INS Vikrant ship carrier it has now been taken to the repair dock of the Cochin Ship Yard. For the first phase of the carrier construction the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has sanctioned Rs 3,261 crore.