ICAD – Pula Subbaiah Veligonda Irrigation Tunnel II – Andhra Pradesh - Project Profile
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The Irrigation & CAD Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh (ICAD) is undertaking the construction of the Irrigation Tunnel in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The project involves the construction of an 18.8km tunnel under the Nagarjuna Sagar tiger sanctuary with a capacity to draw 43.5 thousand million cubic feet (tmcft) flood waters from the Krishna River.
It includes the construction of a tunnel with a 9.2m internal diameter, head regulator, storage tanks, and approach channel, the installation of a double shielded tunnel boring machine, precast segments, machinery and related facilities.
On May 15, 2007, the consortium of Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and Coastal Projects Pvt Ltd was appointed as the construction contractor. The scope of the contract covers investigation, design, execution and construction of the tunnel. HCC is the lead partner in the Joint Venture with 60% share and Coastal Projects with 40% share.
In November 2007, Robins & Company was appointed to supply a 10m diameter Double Shield TBM and continuous conveyor system.
In June 2009, the drilling of the second tunnel commenced.
Sri Avantika Contractors (I) Ltd has been appointed to undertake construction of a head regulator and approach channel.
Construction is progressing on a slow pace, due to political issues. Construction is scheduled to be completed by December 2018.
The project involves the construction of 18.8km tunnel under the Nagarjuna sagar tiger sanctuary with a capacity to draw 43.5tmcft flood waters from the Krishna River in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The US$814 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of pumping stations
2. Construction of a head regulator
3. Construction of access roads
4. Construction of storage tanks
5. Construction of approach channel
6. Construction of related facilities
7. Installation of machinery
8. Installation of precast segmentsReasons To Buy
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