Description of Project :
The Northern Road Rehabilitation Project was planned to uplift the living condition of the public in the north by providing access to vital services and renewed economic development oriented activities that will in turn enhance the people’s livelihood in the long term and to help promote economic growth and community development in the affected regions. The project is Chinese Government and Government of Sri Lanka co-financed and the total cost estimated is about two hundred billion rupees. The entire package covers over one thousand kilometers of roads in the region.
The Project consists of;
A. Widening the road formation to the National Standards
B. Formation of the road surface at an elevation above the periodic flooding levels
C. Clearing , improving and/or construction of side drains and outlets
D. Clearing, improving and/or construction of cross drainage culverts to suit the required hydraulic capacity.Improving the strength of carriageway with asphalt treated base, cement stabilized base or ABC sealed with either a DBST or asphalt wearing course.
E. Repair, widening and construction of causeways improving the hydraulic efficiency.
F. Provision of road furniture, traffic signs and signals, and the provision of better and safer access for pedestrians and cyclists.
Phase I of the project covers the following roads with the total length of about five hundred and sixty five kilometers and the cost estimated is nearly sixty five billion rupees.
1. Kandy – Jaffna Road (A009) between Galkulama and 230km post - C1A
2. Kandy – Jaffna Road (A009) between 230km post and Jaffna - C1B
3. Navatkuli – Karaitivu – Mannar Road (A032) - C2
4. Puttlam – Marichchikade – Mannar Road - C3
5. (a) Jaffna – Point Pedro Road (AB020)
(b) Puttur – Meesalai Road (AB032) -C7
(c) Jaffna – Kankasanturai Road (AB016)
(d) Jaffna – Palali Road (AB018)
6. Paranthan – Mulativu Road (A035) - C11
7. Mulativu – Kokilai – Pulmudai Road (B297) - C11A
8. (a) Oddusudan – Nedunkerny Road (B334) - C11B
(b) Mulativu – Puliyankulam Road (B296)
The eight distinct contracts are awarded to four Chinese contractors and nine local contractors too are contributing as subcontractors.
Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau is acting as the consultant for the phase I of the project.
Description of Services Provided:
As consultants we are basically responsible for Contract Administration, Design Review, Construction Supervision, Quality Controlling, Handling claims etc as detailed in the respective Consultancy Agreement and such are being done.