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HCC awarded Rs. 368.6 crore contract by IRCON in J&K

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Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) today said it had been awarded a Rs 368.6 crore contract by IRCON International Ltd for construction of a cable stayed bridge, including its approaches, across river Anji Khad in Jammu & Kashmir. 
 
The project is to be completed in 36 months, a press release from the company said here.
 
The bridge will connect tunnels T2 and T3 on Katra–Banihal Section of Udhampur–Srinagar–Baramulla Rail Link Project. The total length of the bridge is 473.25 m, including its approaches across the river. 
 
With a 290 metre long main span, this will be the longest cable stayed bridge for Indian Railways, the release said.
 
The release said this is the fifth order HCC has received from IRCON International Ltd. 
 
The first order was to construct the 11 km long Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel, the longest transportation tunnel in India, which has been commissioned. The second and third order are for construction of 10.2 km long T48 tunnel between Sumber and Sangaldan stations and 5.1 km long tunnel T49A, which are currently under construction. The fourth order being executed is the construction of two main tunnels (T13 & part of T14) with parallel safety tunnels, a 200 m bridge adjoining these two tunnels and a station yard at Basindadhar.
 
Mr. Arun Karambelkar, President & CEO, HCC Ltd, said, “It is a matter of great pride that HCC is associated with IRCON in the successful completion of many of its projects. HCC has to its credit over 365 bridges and 320 kms of complex tunnelling in some of the most challenging geologies in the world, and has been actively participating in creating responsible infrastructure in the country."
 
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