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

Client MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT & INFRASTRUCTURE/ KENYA NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY  
Commencement date   MARCH 2011
Completion date MARCH 2017  
Project Value KES 6,510,771,486  (US$ 80,714,811.54) (€ 61,946,791.98)  
Major works executed comprised mainly of Rehabilitation and reconstruction works of a 63 km bitumen standard road. Rehabilitation of existing road including Improvement of the vertical and horizontal alignment of the existing road. Rehabilitation of the existing pavement and shoulders inc1uding widening of embankment and shoulders as necessary to attain a 7.0 m wide carriageway and 2 m wide shoulders on either side;
  • Construction of strengthening overlay of Dense Bitumen Macadam and asphalt concrete;
  • Single surface dressing to carriageway and double surface dressing on shoulders;
  • General improvement of the existing drainage facilities, including installation of new drainage system
 

Major quantities

  1. Length of road – 63 km
  2. Earthworks = 134,700 m3;
  3. Improved Sub base – 11,512m3
  4. Cement improved GCS – 23,634m3
  5. Drainage, Culverts, Slabs & Channels – 1,500 LM
  6. Concrete Works – 2,235m3
  7. Surface dressing – 6,600m3 (85-95m2/m3)
  8. Super pave Dense Bitumen Macadam – 74,960m3
  9. Asphalt Concrete – 21,520m3

Other works:

  • Bridges – 2 No.
Malaba Bridge (Border Post between Kenya & Uganda) which is a 45 metres, 2 span Concrete and steel composite bridge with carriageway of 11.2 metres wide including pedestrian walkway, upto 6m high abutments/piers, 8m long x 6m high wingwalls/ retaining wall (Concrete amount 1,121.85 m3)
  •  Malakisi bridge
12 metres, single span Concrete and steel composite bridge with carriageway of 11.2 metres wide including pedestrian walkway, upto 6m high abutments/piers, 8m long x 6m high wingwalls/ retaining wall