Scope of Service
Design review to accommodate any findings during implementation and ensure that the road is constructed in accordance with the General and Particular Conditions of Contract, the Technical Specifications and Engineering Drawings.
Optimize the use of available material resources to minimize costs to the Employer or to maximize the quality of Works or to expedite construction; and
Monitor and require construction to be within the Contract Price and Time allowed for Completion under the Contract.
The Mau Mau Road-LOT 3: Nyeri County section forms part of the larger Road Network along Aberdare Forest which is a major tea growing zones. The road sections are located in Nyeri County within the jurisdiction of the Central Region of the Kenya National Highways Authority. The project consist of 34km main artery starting at Kairo, bordering Murunga County and takes a general northerly direction through several market centres, and ends at Njengu on the Nyeri Nyahururu (B21) Road.
The proposed road includes 15 spurs of various lengths, totalling 67km, which joins the main Mau Mau road at different chainage location.
The project traverses a terrain characterized by steep ridges and valleys, with a few hills such as Karima, Nyeri and Tumutumu, and crosses Rivers Sagana, Ragati. The country is densely populated and fertile Central Highlands, lying between the eastern base of the Aberdare (Nyandarua) Range, which forms part of the eastern end of the Great Rift Valley and the western slopes of Mount Kenya.
The expected benefits of the project upon construction include:
• Sustainable, safe road network, which facilitates economic growth and improves living standards in Kenya;
• Enhance accessibility for socio–economic development in the project area; and
• Increase mobility and creating seamless connectivity between the central region counties and Nairobi city.