Water Metro jetties to be ready by June

Water Metro jetties to be ready by JuneAs many as five of the 23 ferries is envisaged in the initial phase of Water Metro project. With this the Rs 747 crore Water Metro project is expected to be readied for operation in June 2022.

A total of three jetties envisaged under the project are ready, while another five are getting ready for completion in June 2022.

The completed jetties are at Vyttila, Kakkanad, and Eloor, while High Court, Bolgatty, Vypeen, Cheranalloor and South Chittoor jetties will be completed in June 2022.

Six other jetties too are nearing completion. Among them, 95 percent of civil works and 60 percent of electrical works are over for Cheranalloor and Chittoor jetties.

The work on jetties in Fort Kochi, Mulavukad, Kadamakudy, Palianthuruth, Kumbalam, Willingdon Island, and Mattancherry are in different stages of progress.

Work on another 11 jetties, including those at Pizhala, Kothad, and Chennur would be tendered. Land for nine others located on government land is expected to be handed over in another month, following which construction will commence.

These include at Moolampilly, Kurungotta, Edakochi, and Netoor. Work on two other jetties is awaiting retender.

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