INDEPENDENT EXPERT FOR THE DESIGN, BUILD, OPERATE, AND TRANSFER (DBOT) OF THE NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY PROJECT UNDER A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE FRAMEWORK.

Period

March 2020 – Ongoing

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

 

Description

The Project involves the construction of a dual carriageway of 27.1km constructed at-grade (18.2km) and as an elevated highway for the remaining section. The dual carriageway will be 4 lane carriageway from Mlolongo to Eastern Bypass Interchange, 6 lane carriageway from Eastern Bypass Interchange to Southern Bypass Interchange, and 4 lane carriageway for the remaining section of road from Southern Bypass Interchange to James Gichuru.

The Expressway is a Toll Road and will have10 Interchanges constructed to serve as entry and exit points to on and off the Nairobi Expressway.
The entry and exit locations will be equipped by toll plazas for payment of tolls.

 

Construction of this project began in 2020 and is currently ongoing.


EDCONS (K) LTD among a consortium of three companies ie UNICONSULT LTD IN JV and DAR AL-HANDASAH CONSULTANT
LTD were appointed as the independent experts (IE) for the project in 2020.

The company provided the following stuff for the project:
1) Environmental safeguards expert
2) Social safeguards expert
3) Electrical/ Street lighting Expert
4) Assistant Project Manager/ Measurements Engineer
5) Engineering Surveyor
6) QA/QC Technicians-Pavement 2 No
7) QA/QC Technicians- Concrete 2 No
8) Administrator/Document Controller