Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Ltd.
Transforming Maharashtra's Transport Landscape
Bhivandi - Kalyan - Shil Phata Project

Four Laning & Improvement, O&M and Toll Collection of the Bhiwandi–Kalyan–Shil Phata Highway

Introduction

The Bhiwandi – Kalyan - Shil Phata Road is one of the major links connecting the Mumbai Pune Highway (NH 4) at Shil Phata and the Mumbai - Nashik Highway (NH 3) at Bhiwandi. The road also provides continuity to the Mumbai - Ahmedabad Highway (NH 8) through the Thane - Ghodbunder Road (SH42). The major cities / towns located along the Project Road are Kalyan, Dombivali and Bhiwandi. At present the annual average daily traffic on the Project Road is more than 35,000 PCU’s.

The Govt. of Maharashtra has entrusted the work of Four Laning & Improvement, O&M and Toll Collection of the Bhiwandi-Kalyan-Shil Phata Highway on BOT basis to MSRDC vide Govt. letter dated 31st January 2005. For the pre-tender services including EIA of the proposed four laning and improvement of BKS Highway, MSRDC appointed M/s Consulting Engineering Services (I) Private Limited in Joint Venture with M/s Ernst & Young Pvt. Ltd.
Bhivandi - Kalyan - Shil Phata

Project Description and Scope

The Bhiwandi – Kalyan - Shil Phata Road is one of the major links connecting the Mumbai Pune Highway (NH 4) at Shil Phata and the Mumbai - Nashik Highway (NH 3) at Bhiwandi. The road also provides continuity to the Mumbai - Ahmedabad Highway (NH 8) through the Thane - Ghodbunder Road (SH42). The major cities / towns located along the Project Road are Kalyan, Dombivali and Bhiwandi. At present the annual average daily traffic on the Project Road is more than 35,000 PCU’s.

The Govt. of Maharashtra has entrusted the work of Four Laning & Improvement, O&M and Toll Collection of the Bhiwandi-Kalyan-Shil Phata Highway on BOT basis to MSRDC vide Govt. letter dated 31st January 2005. For the pre-tender services including EIA of the proposed four laning and improvement of BKS Highway, MSRDC appointed M/s Consulting Engineering Services (I) Private Limited in Joint Venture with M/s Ernst & Young Pvt. Ltd.
Bhivandi-Kalyan-Shil Phata

Phasing of the Project

Phase I
Strengthening the existing 4-lane divided carriageway and widening the existing 2-lane carriageway to a 4-lane divided carriageway of Bhiwandi Kalyan Shil Road (including the structures).

Phase II
Constructing Kalyan Bypass (with major bridge on Ulhas river and ROB on the Central Railway Line along with the approach roads) and flyover bridge of Bhiwandi Bypass Junction.
The brief scope of work (Phase I) is as follows:

  • Widening the existing 2-lane road to a 4-lane divided road (including structures).
  • Strengthening of the existing 2/4-lane road.
  • Operate and maintain Phase I of the Bhiwandi - Kalyan - Shil Phata Road to the prescribed standards during the concession period
  • Collect toll at two toll plaza locations for the concession period based on the toll notifications.
  • Transfer back the assets to MSRDC at the end of the concession period.
Bhivandi-Kalyan-Shil Phata Project Cost

The total estimated cost of the Phase I & Phase II of the Project is Rs.228 Crore.

Present Status

  • MSRDC has been declared as Entrepreneur for this BOT project by the Govt. of Maharashtra.
    Phase I : Bhiwandi - Kalyan - Shilphata Highway Improvement.
  • MSRDC has appointed M/s. Plus BKSP Toll Limited – SPV of Plus Concept Consortium as BOT operator for the work of Four Laning & Improvement, O & M and Toll Collection of Bhiwandi-Kalyan-Shilphata Highway on BOT basis and Concession Agreement has been signed on 25.08.2006. Accordingly the BOT operator M/s. Plus BKSP Toll Limited has taken up the work of maintenance & Repairs alongwith road improvement.
  • MSRDC has appointed M/s. S.N.Bhobe & Associates Pvt. Ltd. as Independent Consultant on 25.08.2006 to supervise the above mentioned project.
    Phase II: Kalyan Bypass & flyover bridge at Bhiwandi Byapass Junction.
  • Collect toll at two toll plaza locations for the concession period based on the toll notifications.
  • Transfer back the assets to MSRDC at the end of the concession period.