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Construction : Web Exclusive | April 2018 | Source : Equipment India

Louis Berger awarded Mumbai Metro Line 4 contract

Louis Berger, as part of a DB-led consortium, was recently awarded a project management and construction management services contract, including design review, for Mumbai Metro Line 4 by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). The consortium comprises DB Engineering, Louis Berger and Hill International.
“This latest win highlights Louis Berger’s commitment and contribution to India’s strategic growth,” said Jim Bach, President of Louis Berger’s International division. “We are delighted to have another great opportunity to serve the Government of India in advancing its development goals. Our team of experts is well equipped to meet the challenges of this new and next-generation transportation infrastructure project.”

As part of the consortium, Louis Berger will prepare, package and finalise tender documents for system contracts. The scope of work also includes verification and approval of all civil and system contract design submissions, rolling stock, supervision of all construction activities, certification of vendor sources and inspection of vendor products and services, as well as integration of systems, exercising strict cost control measures, ensuring specifications, installing systems and commissioning rolling stock, monitoring and reporting progress of all works, safety and quality at work sites, and supervision of system trials and system integration.

“We are delighted to support the MMRDA on yet another metro rail project in Mumbai,” said Kshitish Nadgauda, Senior Vice President and Managing Director-Asia, Louis Berger. “This metro line is a welcome addition for the people of Mumbai. It will help alleviate traffic congestion and provide better connectivity between central Mumbai and the Thane district.”

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