The Government of Uganda received a loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) towards the cost of the District Livelihoods Support Programme (DLSP) and used the proceeds of the loan towards designing access roads in the Districts of Oyam, Apac, Yumbe, Buliisa and Masindi among others.
Scope of work
The project involved a detailed engineering design for upgrading of 264 km of 25 roads in Uganda under the DLSP – Lot 1 of the Ministry of Local Government. The project was carried out in the mid-western and Northern Uganda districts of Masindi, Buliisa, Apac, Yumbe and Oyam to design a pavement for the roads and improve the horizontal and vertical alignment by considering road realignment options where appropriate, and provide value for money, an improved road cross section increasing safety, driver comfort and reducing journey times.
- Conducted materials investigations along the entire road alignment including borrow sites.
- Carried out road and drainage condition survey.
- Carried out a traffic survey.
- Conducted topographic surveys.
- Conducted detailed engineering design.
- Prepared a report and tender documents including bills of quantities.