Italian-Thai Development has been awarded a contract worth Baht 15.3bn to carry out civil works on the 12km Mor Chit - Saphan Mai section.

A joint venture of Unique Engineering and Construction, Sinohydro Corporation, and China Habour Engineering, has been appointed by MRTA to construct the 7.5km Saphan Mai - Khu Kot section in a deal worth Baht 6.7bn.

STEC, a joint venture of Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction and A.S. Associate Engineering, has received a Baht 4bn contract to construct a depot for the extension, together with a Baht 2.8bn contract to design and install trackwork.

Construction will begin in June and the 16-station extension is due to open in 2020.