Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that the company has secured two more design and build contracts from Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) for the construction of the underground station at Saket (Delhi) and a tunnel as part of its phase II project. Valued at Rs 203 crore the new station and tunnel will come up between Central Secretariat and Qutub Minar Corridors of Delhi Metro.
To be completed in 30 months, the construction of the Saket station involves 1500m of tunneling. The length of the station will be 284m. In addition, the construction involves a 945m link tunnel and a 260m Ramp, both of which to be completed in 24 months. Top down construction method will be adopted for the underground station at Saket (Delhi) while cut & cover method will be used for tunneling and NATM for 185 m of twin tunnel.