Infrastructure – especially transport infrastructure – meets a critical economic need as a value multiplier. It also fulfils the social need for facilitating transport, bridging distances and connecting people. The Transportation Infrastructure business vertical of L&T Construction offers EPC solutions for Roads, Runways (Airside Infrastructure) & Elevated Corridors (RREC), Railways Construction, Railway Systems & International Infrastructure, delivering results through expertise in project management, engineering design and construction management. It is supported by Engineering Design Centres in Mumbai, Faridabad and Chennai, an Offshore Engineering Centre in Mumbai which caters to international projects, and a Competency Development Centre at Kancheepuram, near Chennai.
Major orders received by the business are:
In this fast-paced market, technology is the key to achieving operational excellence. Much focus has been laid on developing and implementing digital solutions to achieve better visibility for quicker and better decision-making. A host of solutions – such as GPS-based P&M (Plant & Machinery) monitoring, mobilebased daily work progress monitoring and geospatial services like photogrammetry and LiDAR (Light Detection & Ranging) – are being used for better asset management, project monitoring, material & resource management. Sensors automate functions in order to improve productivity, and the addition of specialised P&M to the fleet improve execution processes and quality. On the international front, the business is exploring new markets, such as Bangladesh and Mauritius through business tie-ups with international consortium partners to pre-qualify for mega projects in these countries. Various other strategic initiatives have been undertaken to strengthen procurement, asset management and cost control teams and enable them to provide immediate onshore support to projects.