L&T launches ₹16,000-cr elevated air taxiway project

Larsen Toubro
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has awarded a contract to Larsen and Toubro to build twin 1.5-km-long and 203-metre-wide elevated cross taxiways (ECTs) with a 148-metre bridge section over the main road between T3 and Mahipalpur and also a 43.8-metre bridge portion over a road adjacent to the boundary wall of the airport. The smaller bridge section will be on the road along the boundary wall leading to the area behind the Centaur Hotel; the entire project is estimated to cost ₹16,000 crore. The existing road will make way for an underpass to allow the elevated taxiway to pass over it and the main T3 road will remain at the existing level. The taxiway will be an elevated bridge eight metres over it. With this project, IGI will become the only airport in India to have an elevated taxiway — like Singapore's Changi and Germany's Leipzig/Halle airports — with roads passing below the ECT at two points. DIAL has selected construction giant L&T for the current phase of expansion under which IGIA will get a fourth runway, ECT and a bigger Terminal 1 for which the company has begun the construction work. The ECT bridges are designed to carry the weight of the heaviest aircraft, such as the Airbus A380 and there will also be carriageways on the sides for passage of emergency vehicles like fire tenders and tow tractors in case of a plane breaking down. According to L&T, the ECT will have two parallel taxiways, each about 1.8-km-long and 44-metre-wide and they will be separated by a space of 47 metres to allow for the safe passage of two passing aircrafts.

UP steers clears ₹1.3 lakh-cr road & highway projects

The Uttar Pradesh government has restarted roads, highways and bridge projects involving investments of over ₹1.3 lakh crore. To start with, the state has fast tracked projects worth ₹31,400 crore under the ambit Read More ...

NHIDCL floats tender for ₹750-cr Z-Morh-Zojila tunnel

The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) has floated tenders for work on the Z-Morh-Zojila tunneling section. The scope of work in the project includes construction of twin tube uni-directional Read More ...

ISGEC Engineering bags ₹163-cr BMRCL's metro contract

Noida-based ISGEC Heavy Engineering has turned out to be the lowest bidder for constructing the Kothanur metro depot, meant for expediting stabling & maintenance of trains which move on the Gottigere to Nagawara section Read More ...

NHAI connects Amritsar on ₹60,000-cr Delhi-Katra e-way

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has included Amritsar in the amended alignment of the Delhi-Katra high-speed expressway. The authorities are now re-evaluating the alignment on the directions of Read More ...

Gujarat floats tenders for ₹593-cr water infra projects

The Gujarat Water Infrastructure Department has floated tenders for Chavand Bulk Pipeline Project involving an investment of ₹593 crore. The scope of work involves design, construction and operation for Navda to Gadhada Read More ...

Triupati railway station gets ₹510-cr upgrades

The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has decided to inject ₹.510 crore for the redevelopment of the Tirupati railway station in Andhra Pradesh. The RLDA, in a recent move, has conducted an online pre-bid for the Read More ...

LDA awards ₹277-cr construction contacts

The Lucknow Development Authority has awarded contracts for five construction and developmental projects, including three housing projects for building 1,000 flats involving an investment of ₹277 crore. Among others Read More ...

NHAI takes charge of four National Highways in Kerala

National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has taken charge of the maintenance and renewal of four National Highways in Kerala. Up till now, the state PWD was responsible for carrying out the maintenance works on the National Read More ...

BRO connects Chamba tunnel in Uttarakhand

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has achieved a breakthrough by connecting the north and south portals of the Chamba tunnel in Uttarakhand. The tunnel will be opened to traffic by the end of this year, about three Read More ...

RHB launches ₹200-cr housing project in Jaipur

The Rajasthan government has handed over the task of building 576 flats at an investment of ₹200 crore to Rajasthan Housing Board (RHB). Sstate UDH minister Shanti Dhariwal laid the foundation stone for the mega venture Read More ...

Tata BlueScope Steel launches easy to install, modular life-care structures to combat COVID-19

Tata BlueScope is ramping up the health infrastructure to combat the coronavirus pandemic with Smart Steel Structures supplied under EZYBUILD® smart steel solutions. These hygienic Isolation Units and contactless Testing Read More ...

NHIDCL invites bids for Rs. 150-cr road in Manipur

The National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) has invited bids for carrying out construction of the Finch Corner-Hungpung section of the highway in Manipur. The project entails widening and improvement Read More ...

RITES-IRSDC inks pact for redevelopment of stations

RITES has signed an agreement with Indian Railway Station Development Corp. Ltd, (IRSDC) to redevelope railway stations across the country. It has resumed operations in most of its offices and project sites, and has achieved Read More ...

Punjab gives sops to real estate players

The Punjab government has announced a slew of relief measures for the beleaguered real estate sector amid the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, including a six month extension in the permissible period of construction Read More ...

Sany donates 1 lakh N-95 masks & 5 lakh ply masks to Maharashtra

Extending a helping hand to the state government in Maharashtra in its fight against COVID-19, Sany, a leading manufacturer of construction, mining & material handling equipment, heavy machinery and renewable energy solutions Read More ...

CREDAI: Realtors require one time loan restructuring

Real estate body CREDAI has written an open letter to the Prime Minister seeking immediate measures from the government to help the real estate sector stay afloat. The industry body said that it has done its bit to mitigate the plight Read More ...
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week