Louis Berger (A WSP Company) was awarded by Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS) Ltd. the detailed design of the project for the 6-Laning of the Thalapady to Chengala section of NH-17 (New NH-66) in Kasaragod, Kerala. ULCCSL was awarded the project on Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
Louis Berger International will develop the detailed design for the project including geotechnical investigations, traffic survey, soil and material testing, highway design, structures design, storm water drainage design, and construction stage design support. The project will include the design of the main highway of 39km length with service roads on both sides, 4 major bridges, 4 minor bridges, 1 flyover, 10 vehicular underpasses & light vehicular underpass, 3 foot over bridges and 81 culverts.
Kshitish Nadgauda, Senior VP and MD, LBI-Asia, said, "We are delighted to be working on another project in Kerala and thank ULCCSL for choosing us for this prestigious project under THE Bharatmala Pariyojana. We are committed to participating with all stakeholders in advancing infrastructure development goals in Kerala. With our highly qualified and experienced group of professionals, we are committed to delivering to ULCCSL, to the NHAI and to Kerala services of the highest quality."