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Kabwe to Kapiri Mposhi & Chisamba Roads
|Project:||Kabwe to Kapiri Mposhi & Chisamba Roads, Zambia|
|Client:||The Government of the Republic of Zambia|
|Services Provided:||Civil and structural engineering, project management|
|Project Size:||82km Roadway|
Garland was appointed in 2001 to act as supervisor’s representative on a contract for the reconstruction of the Kabwe-Kapiri Mposhi and Chisamba Roads. The contract consisted of the rehabilitation of a total of 82km of road together with miscellaneous associated works. The 62km long Kabwe-Kapiri Mposhi section comprised of the construction of a new pavement over a carriageway width of 6.90m with 1.90m wide hard shoulders each side. The pavement specification for the main carriageway is 50mm asphalt wearing course on a 150mm crushed stone base on 200mm sub-base over the existing road. The hard shoulders consist of a double surface dressing on 150mm crushed stone base on 350mm sub-base.
For the 20km long Chisamba section, the repairs comprised of the construction of a new pavement consisting of a double surface dressing on a 200mm cement stabilised base on 150mm sub-base on 300mm sub-grade. The carriageway is 6.10m wide with 1.95m wide hard shoulders on each side.
Our scope of works included:
- Review of contract documents
- Re-design of the horizontal and vertical alignments along much of the roads
- Contract supervision