Scope of Service
To carry out economic feasibility study, preliminary and detailed engineering design of the optimum alignment and identify the most economically justified geometric and pavement design solution that provides the decision makers in the Government of Kenya, with sufficient information to construct the road to all-weather bitumen road.
This project is located in the Northern part of Kenya starting at Baragoi County of Samburu and ending at North Horr in Marsabit. The road is 220km long.
Samburu County is renowned for its wildlife and beautiful people. The county hosts the Samburu National Reserve, Bisanadi National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve.
In Marsabit, there are Marsabit National Park and Marsabit National Reserve.
The road traverses along Lake Turkana the home of earliest mankind and popularly Turkana Boy, also called Nariokotome Boy.
The expected benefits of the project upon construction are:
- Sustainable, safe road network, which facilitates economic growth and improves living standards in Kenya;
- Enhance accessibility for socio – economic development in the project area;
- Improved security by allowing fast deployment of security personnel to counter inter community conflict and banditry.