Soma Enterprise gets connectivity project
A Business Correspondent
The Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment
Terminal (ICTT) road connectivity project has been awarded to Soma Enterprise
Ltd. The project will be taken up in joint venture with Sunway Construction Sdn
Bhd (SunCon), a Malaysian construction company. An agreement has been signed
with NHAI for the Rs 329.4 crore road contract.
"With the signing of the agreement with NHAI, we would be commencing work on the
project in full swing. This is one of our most challenging road projects that
involve the construction of 11 bridges on a single stretch," Ankineedu Maganti,
Director, Soma Enterprise, said. "We would be deploying the best technology and
engineering for this vital project and are confident of completing it well
within the scheduled completion period."
The project involves the construction of a 17.2-km highway which will include
one flyover, 12 bridges, one railway under bridge, seven underpasses and one
toll plaza. The project is scheduled for completion over 30 months.
[23 July 2007]