H Young & Co. (E.A.) Ltd

Rehabilitation and repair of Mai Mahiu-Naivasha-Lanet Road

Supervising Engineer MOUCHEL PARKMAN  
Completion date MARCH 2008  
Project Value – (H Young portion only) KES 2,808 Million (US$ 36.8 Million)  
Rehabilitation of a 95 km road to bitumen standard, part of the Northern Transport Corridor project funded jointly by the European Union and the Kenyan Government. The project importance could not be understated with it being the part of the main transport corridor from the Port of Mombasa to Western Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Eastern DRC.   The project comprised of complete reconstruction involving removal of the existing bitumen and stabilized layers as well as widening the carriageway.
Major works executed comprised mainly of:
Construction of Earthworks 2,000,000 m3
Construction of cement stabilized sub base and base layers 345,000 m3
Laying of Graded Crushed Stone 167,000 m3
Construction of 3 No. Bridges over were constructed at the Mai Mahiu-Naivasha-Lanet Road Construction of pipe culverts, bridges, box culverts and other drainage works. Protection works using stone pitching and gabions Provision of road furniture including road marking and traffic signs
  President Kibaki officially opened the road on 18th October 2008.