|The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) recently awarded the contract for the Metro Line 2 project to Simplex Infrastructure.|
The company will design and construct the 12-km-long viaduct and 11 elevated stations on the D.N. NagarMankhurd corridor of Metro Line 2. It was the lowest bidder at ₹1,080 crore.
“This is another important step towards developing the metro network in the city, which is the need of the hour. The contract will be awarded to the contractor after the Executive Committee accords its approval,” U.P.S. Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, said.
Metro Line 2 will connect Dahisar and Mankhurd and has two corridors, 2A and 2B. Work on corridor 2A between Dahisar and D.N. Nagar is under way. Corridor 2B connects D.N. Nagar to Mankhurd.
Simplex Infrastructures will construct 11 of the 22 stations on the 2B corridor: ESIC Nagar, Prem Nagar, Indira Nagar, Old Airport, Khira Nagar, Saraswat Nagar, National College, Bandra (W), MMRDA Office, Income Tax Office and BKC.