Development Plan as of
Elevated Four lane
road from Chennai Port to Maduravoyal
Estimated Cost -
`1655cr. (Civil Works–`1345cr;
LA & R&R– `310 crs.)
Starts from War Memorial gate of Chennai Port and runs upto Maduravoyal for a length of 19.01
Runs along Cooum river bank upto Koyambedu and along NH 4 thereafter.
Proposal included under NHDP Phase VII and BOT
contract awarded to Soma Enterprise Ltd.,
in Jan, 2009 by NHAI and Foundation Stone laid by the Hon’ble PM on
Chennai Port and
Government of Tamil Nadu will equally share the cost of LA and R&R
which is revised to ` 470 crs.
Ministry of Shipping
approval for release of `155
crs for the project was received and so far `50.91 crs released
14.79% of civil
works completed as on 31.07.12
Work not progressing
in alignment of cooum river due to issues raised by WRD
PWD again issued
stoppage notice on 07.03.13 to stop all the work. NHAI has
filed a Writ Petition on the above issue.
regard,ChPT filed a counter affidavit being one of the
Modernisation Of Chennai
Stage I work : Realigning
of rail and road network inside the Harbour at an estimated cost
of `40 crores was taken up and work
Stage II works will
be taken up after laying of 3rd and 4th railway line by Southern
Creation Of Additional
Storage Open Area By Reclamation.
Stage I - work for
creating additional space of 7.8 hectares behind EQ at an est. cost `18.50 crs
construction of revetment completed and Sea sand
reclamation work was partly done. During the 'Thane' cyclone
in December 2011, some portion of the revetment breached and
in few locations undermining took place. The Contract for
rectification work has been awarded on 25.06.12. During the
progress of work the contract was foreclosed due to sudden
change in the scope of work attributable to second cyclone 'Neelam'.
Fresh Tender invited and the Contract awarded to M/s.
A.Manicavassalou on 27.08.2013 at a cost of
`4.82 Crs.Work is in progress.
Stage II - work for
creating additional space of 60 hectares near gate No.1 is
deferred since this area is covered under area earmarked for proposed Chennai Mega
Deepening of Channels,
Basins and Berths
Stage I - work for Modernization of
Six Jawahar Dock Berths for deepening to -14m CD (Estimated Cost of `43.54 crs)
In which Berth
modernization works are completed except a meager portion at
JD east (JD VI)
Capital dredging work at
Dock, Jawahar Dock - The dredging work was awarded on
26.07.12, and work is in progress.
works for S.Q and N.Q. will be taken up in phased manner.