AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd. completes first-of-its-kind Ghazipur underpass separator project 1-day before June 30 deadline
ü Use of balance cantilever bridge builder technique for the 1st time-ever in a
ü The unique feature of project that 1st underpass in
Mumbai , June 29, 2010: AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd. (AFCONS), the infrastructure arm of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has completed the 3-Level Grade Separator project at Crossing of NH 24 & Road No 56 at Ghazipur , Delhi-92, one day before the deadline of June 30, 2010. The construction of the PSC slab was carried out using the balance cantilever bridge builder technique, which has been implemented for the first time ever in a
The Maximum length of Single Span of Carriage way is 75m & width 15.2m is also done first time in Delhi Flyover with this technique and record time cycle of 6 days was achieved during the complete construction of segments of 3m each on both sides in progression. The main flyover of the Grade Separator at Ghazipur, from
Mr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Project Manager, Afcons Infrastructure Limited., said, “To make commutting hassle-free, the unique project has been implemented by using the bridge building technique for the first-time ever in a Delhi flyover and was also completed one day before the deadline of June, 30, 2010. For the first time, there are dedicated lanes for rickshaws and bicycles in addition to vehicular traffic. We have deployed innovative technology and adequate resources while ensuring stringent safety measures during the construction of the flyover and the underpass.”
The cycle track has been constructed on both sides of the underpass at different level. This provision has been done keeping in mind the convenience of the cyclist and pedestrian tracking from Anand Vihar to Noida. The closed portion of the underpass has been constructed by top down construction technique; 93m x 27m roof slab of the closed portion contains 42 nos of void forms embedded. The height of the slab is 2 mtrs, which is an exception as all the other roof slab constructed in all the other underpass of Delhi are built as on average of 1.2 m Height.
AFCONS are involved in completion of 5 PWD Commonwealth Games Projects viz Mukarba Chowk, Rajaram Kohli Marg, IIT Gate, Ghazipur & Apsara Border flyover and 3 DMRC projects viz Jahangirpuri, Laxminagar, AMEL:C3 Cut & Cover Tunnel.
About Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd. (Afcons), the flagship infrastructure, construction and civil engineering company of the Shapoorji Pallonji group, has an experience of five decades in construction industry. Its portfolio of completed projects comprises a wide variety of infrastructure projects in
Afcons has also successfully completed and are currently engaged in execution of projects through its international firms Afcons Construction Mideast LLC(