NCC Ltd has emerged as the lowest bidder to construct all three packages of Bangalore Metro’s 37 KMs Airport Line (Blue Line), which will link Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) to K.R. Puram. These three elevated packages of the Bangalore Metro Phase 2B project range from 11 to 15 KMs and consist of 15 out of the 17 stations planned on the line. The completion period is between 24 to 27 months.
Package 1 includes the construction of elevated structure (viaduct & stations) of length 11.003 km from Chainage 0.000 m to 10072.000m and eight elevated metro stations- Kasturi Nagar, Horamavu, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, HBR Layout, Nagawara, Veerannapalya and Kempapura, including 650.00m link line connectivity to Baiyappanahalli, road widening, utility diversion and allied works. It entails ₹639.95 crore with 27 months completion period.
Package 2 includes the construction of elevated structures (viaduct & stations) of length 11.678 KMs from chainage 10072 M to 21500 M and five elevated metro stations- Hebbal, Kodigehalli, Jakkur Cross, Yelahanka and Bagalur Cross, including 250 M pocket track, road widening, utility Diversion and allied works. It entails ₹645.31 crore investment and a deadline of 2 years.
Package 3 involves the construction of elevated structures (viaduct & stations) of length 15.011 KM from chainage 21500 M to 36511M and two elevated metro stations- Bettahalasuru and Doddajala, including road widening utility Diversion and allied works. The length of work is approximately 719 KMs cut & cover portion in front of Yelahanka Air Force Station. The estimated value is ₹620.90 crores with a deadline of 2 years.