KeNHA Isebania – Kisii – Ahero Road Rehabilitation Project Tenders

KeNHA Isebania – Kisii – Ahero Road Rehabilitation Project Tenders

SIRARE CORRIDOR ACCESSIBILITY AND ROAD SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: ISEBANIA – KISII – AHERO ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT

The Government of Kenya has received a loan from the African Development Bank to finance the Sirari Corridor Accessibility and Road Safety Improvement Project: Isebania – Kisii – Ahero Road Development objectives of the project are to increase trade and regional integration and to contribute to the Government of Kenya’s social and economic development and poverty reduction efforts by providing a more efficient and effective transport system. The objective of the project is to improve transport of import and export goods and passengers traffic along the Tanzania – Kenya – South Sudan Corridor. The project will also contribute towards restoring the road network and improving economic and social welfare of people living in urban, peri-urban and rural areas along the project road.

The project includes the following components:

  1. Civil Works:

The civil works for the Sirari Corridor Accessibility and Road Safety Improvement Project: Isebania – Kisii – Ahero Road Rehabilitation Project is proposed to be implemented as follows;

  1. Lot 1: Isebania – Kisii section; This entails rehabilitation of the current 5-6m wide to a 7m wide carriageway with 2m shoulders on each side to reduce traffic friction complete with service roads in built-up locations, improved A1/B3 Road Junction in Kisii, Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) network of facilities in traversed towns, and traffic calming features on approach to trading centres to improve accessibility to surrounding business areas and assure safety of road users along the Corridor. The project design also entails improvement of feeder roads linking the project road with markets, social, administrative and educational centres such as the: Nyachenge-Tabaka-Ogembo road and Suneka – Rangwe road. Relocation and improvement of Axle Load Control Station (Weighbridge at Rongo) is also included under the project to enhance Government’s monitoring effort in controlling vehicle overloading.
  2. Lot 2: Kisii – Ahero section; This entails rehabilitation of the current 5-6m wide to a 7m wide carriageway with 2m shoulders on each side to reduce traffic friction complete with service roads in built-up locations, Non- Motorized Transport (NMT) network of facilities in traversed towns, and traffic calming features on approach to trading centres to improve accessibility to surrounding business areas and assure safety of road users along the Corridor. The project design also entails improvement of feeder roads linking the project road with markets, social, administrative and educational centers such as the: Oyugis – Kendu Bay Road, Oyugis – Gamba, Misambi – Ekerenyo and Sondu – Nyabondo Roads. Improvement of selected facilities at Nyabondo Mission Hospital is also included under the project to enhance Government’s efforts in managing effects of road traffic accidents by establishing a comprehensive post-crash care centre at the hospital.
  3. Consulting Services for:
  4. Construction supervision services for the road civil works described above – Please note that the procurement of this service is currently on-going
  5. Environmental and Social Management Monitoring, Evaluation and Road Safety – Please note the procurement for this service is currently on-going
  • Technical Audit Services
  1. Infrastructure Gap and Strategy Study;
  2. Construction Capacity Assessment;
  3. Review and Update of Road Design Manuals;
  • Training for Women and Youth Contractors;
  • Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Weighbridge System
  1. Supply of ambulances and equipment for Post-Crash Centre; and
  2. Design, supply and installation of crash database at National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).

The procurement of civil works will be carried out under Open Competitive Bidding with post qualification of contractors in accordance with the AfDB’s Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations dated October 2015, with notifications at international level. Bidding documents for procurement of civil works and Request for Proposals for the consultancy services are expected to be available in early May 2016. Interested bidders may obtain further information, and should confirm their interest, by contacting:
The Secretary/Tender Committee,
Kenya National Highways Authority,
Blue Shield Towers, 1st Floor, Hospital Road, Upper Hill,
P.O. Box 49712-00100,
NAIROBI, KENYA

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