Kuala Lumpur’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) has appointed Arup Jururunding as the underground reference design consultant for the 10.9km tunnel section of the 59.9km long Klang Valley Line 2, the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line. The contract is the first to be awarded on the line.
Arup Jururunding’s scope of works covers the reference design for the underground section of the SPP Line including eight underground stations. The consultant will also produce the reference design for all other operational buildings and structures such as tunnels, portals, shafts, cross-overs, sidings and ventilation.
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Under the contract Arup Jururunding will assist MRT Corp with the tender process for the underground works package for the SSP Line. The tender process includes drawing up tender documents, evaluating technical submissions from tenderers and carrying out the design and technical review of the Civil Design and Build Contractor’s design development and submission.
The contract period is 32 months.
Construction of the SSP Line was approved by the Government in February and MRT Corp was appointed the line’s developer and asset owner. The Government named MMC Gamuda KVMRT as Project Delivery Partner for the project.