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

Client MINISTRY OF ROADS & PUBLIC WORKS, KENYA  
Supervising Engineer CHIEF ENGINEER, ROADS  
Completion date November 2009  
Project Value KES 1,474,950,238  (US$ 21.019 Million)  
The Machakos Turnoff – Masii lies to the south east of Nairobi. This project was divided into four sections and had a total project length 78 km. Section 1  – Involved complete reconstruction involving removal of the existing bitumen, stabilization of layers and widening the carriageway by 1.5m. Section 2 – 4 involved repairing of failed pavement layers and resealing of the road Major works executed:
  • Construction of Earthworks -387,000 m3.
  • Cement stabilized sub-base and base -74,000 m3.
  • Application of 50mm of Asphalt Concrete -17,900m3.
  • 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.