Larsen and Toubro announced that the heavy civil vertical infrastructure company of L & T Construction placed an order of Rs 8,650 crore from the Development Authority of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMRDA) for the construction of Mumbai Trans Harbor Link, Package 01 and 03
The project involves the construction of a 21.8 km bridge that connects Mumbai with Navi Mumbai.
The contract-01 package involves the construction of a multi-level exchange in Sewri and a 6-lane sea bridge from Sewri to 10.38 km in the Mumbai Bay, crossing the Sewri marshes, the Pir Pau Jetty and Thane Creek channels. The contract, secured in partnership with IHI Corporation, Japan, involves the construction of an orthotropic steel platform that crosses the various mandatory shipping channels, which will be the first of its kind in India.
The package-03, won by L & T independently, involves the construction of a 3.6 km, 6-lane land bridge in Navi Mumbai that connects the National Highway-4B and the State Highway-54 as well as the construction of Intercambios, Railroad over Bridges and Toll Plazas.
The proposed Mumbai Trans Harbor Link will serve as an economic gateway to Navi Mumbai that connects to the Nhava Sheva port, the Mumbai Pune highway and the Mumbai Goa highway.
“As a city with a very large population, Mumbai requires a significant amount of infrastructure to meet its growing needs and we are delighted to have pocketed this crucial mandate that will significantly improve connectivity in and around Mumbai,” said SN Subrahmanyan, CEO and MD, Larsen & Toubro. “We are grateful to MMRDA for having placed their trust in us and we are confident that we can execute and deliver this emblematic project to quality and time,” he added.