Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for Kochi Metro Project

Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) for the Viaduct from Alwaye (Km 0.000) including 23 Elevated Stations, Access Ramp (from Muttom Station to Depot at ground level) of Kochi Metro Project

The total length of the proposed Elevated Corridor between Alwaye and Petta is 25.253 Km

Kochi, Kerala
Date: 02/2012-02/2015
Client: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

Project overview

There are a total of 23 Elevated Stations along the stretch. There are a number of utilities, including water pipelines, electrical  lines and telephone wires etc. along the corridor. The column locations along the alignment are mainly governed by the location of these utility lines. The proposed arrangement of corridor is monopiles, and aesthetically-pleasing piers. The superstructure comprises of double U-channel precast griders for each track. The station comprises of modern world-class amenities for public use.

Our missions

  • Finalisation of alignment along with proposed structural layouts for stations as well as viaducts with respect to the road geometry and finalization of construction methodology
  • Review of design basis criteria, value addition in design based on international experience and interpretation of geotechnical investigations carried out by the Client
  • Preparation of site-specific station layouts, preliminary designs of civil and architectural components of viaducts and stations along with GAD for the foundations, sub-structures and super- structures on the basis of survey and geotechnical data
  • Preparation of BOQ, cost estimates and tender documents for the Civil, Architectural and Building Services for construction contractors
  • Preparation of detailed design of Viaducts and stations using modern softwares like TDV- RM 2000, STADD PRO and in-house designs
  • Preparation of  detailed design and drawings of Building Services for the station area and viaducts
  • Preparation of  detailed design and drawings of Public Health Services
  • Preparation of detailed design and drawings for internal and external property development of stations including traffic integration
  • Preparation of traffic management plans to be used during construction stage
  • Preparation of Combined Services Drawings (CSD), Structural Opening Drawings (SOD) and Structural-Electrical-Mechanical Drawings (SEM)
  • System interface at all levels
  • Getting designs and drawings proof-checked from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Liaisioning and coordination with various agencies involved in the project during finalisation of design and drawings
  • Support to the Client by attending site meetings and visits during construction stage for verifying design authenticity and revisions in design and drawings due to site conditions