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NHAI – Delhi to Meerut Expressway – India - Project Profile

NHAI – Delhi to Meerut Expressway – India - Project Profile


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The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is undertaking the construction of an expressway in India.

The project involves the construction of a 74km expressway connecting Delhi to Meerut. It includes the construction of four major bridges, ten minor bridges, 22 Vehicular Underpasses, eight Pedestrian Underpasses, six Interchanges and toll stations and the installation of safety and signalling systems.

The project will be developed in four packages:

Package I includes the construction of an expressway from Nizamuddin Bridge to UP Border (Km 0.000 to Km 8.360).
Package II includes the construction of an expressway from UP Border to Dasna (Km 8.360 to Km 27.500).
Package III includes the construction of an expressway from Dasna to Hapur (Km 27.500 to Km 49.923).
Package IV includes the construction of new alignment from Dasna to Meerut (27.500 to 64.552) & six laning of a connector (0.00 to 9.004).

The project is being awarded under the Hybrid Annuity Model - a mix of engineering, procurement and construction, and build-operate-transfer formats - with the government and the private companies sharing the project cost 40:60.

SPAN Consultants Pvt. Ltd (SNC Lavalin Group) has been appointed as a consultant. The scope of work includes preparation of feasibility study and detailed project report (DPR) for the project.

In August 2013, NHAI issued a request for qualification (RFQ) with a submission deadline of February 4, 2014.

On March 4, 2014, NHAI issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the pre-qualified bidders to build the project on a DBFOT basis with last date of submission as June 6, 2014.

The pre-qualified bidders did not express interest for the RFP to develop the project.

On April 6, 2015, NHAI cancelled the RFQ for the project.

On July 28, 2015, NHAI re-issued a new RFP with a submission deadline of September 15, 2015.

As of December 2015, Ashoka Buildcon and Welspun Group are the participant bidders for the package I, APCO Infratech, Sadbhav Engineering, Ashoka Buildcon and PNC Infratech are the participant bidders for upgradation of 22Km from Dasna to Hapur section.

In December 2015, Welspun Group was awarded the construction contract for the package I.

Apco Chetak Expressway Pvt. Ltd which is the consortium of Apco Infratech and Chetak Enterprises secured the construction contract for 22.3km package III.

On December 31, 2015, foundation stone laying ceremony was held on the project.

In May 2016, The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs provided approvals for the Package II covering UP Border to Dasna of 19kms.

On September 12, 2016, Package I achieved financial closure under the hybrid annuity model. NHAI will fund 40% of the project cost and the balance 60% will be arranged by the concessionaire through a debt-equity ratio of 48:12, wherein equity will be borne by Welspun Group.

On October 25, 2016, NHAI invited tenders for the construction of Package IV, with a submission due date on December 14, 2016.

Construction works on packages I and III are underway.


The project involves the construction of a 74km expressway from Delhi to Meerut in India.

The US$1,134 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of four major bridges

2. Construction of 10 minor bridges

3. Construction of 22 Vehicular Underpasses

4. Construction of eight Pedestrian Underpasses

5. Construction of six Interchanges

6. Construction of toll stations

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