Design and Build of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway
Design and Build of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway

Project Name:

Design and Build of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway

Country:

UGANDA

Project Location within Country:

Kampala and Entebbe

Professional Staff Provided by your Company:

Project Director, Project Manager/Team Leader,  Materials Engineer, 6 No. Laboratory Technicians, 4 No. Surveyors

Name of Client:

China Communication Corporation Company

No. of staff:

12

Address of Client:

Kampala, Uganda

Duration of Assignment:

12 Months

Start Date (month / year)

January 2012

Completion Date (month / year)

January 2013

Approx. Value of Services / Financing Agency:

US$ 600,000

Names of Associated Firm(s) if any:

No. of Man-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s):

N/A

Positions of senior staff involved:

  • HR Kibuuka , Project Director 
  • PJ Ludigo, Project Manager/Team Leader 
  • Nancy Kajwalo, Materials Engineer 
  • H. Mutaasa: Senior Laboratory Technician

Detailed Narrative Description of project:

Consultancy Services for Carrying out Topographical Surveys, Geotechnical and Geo-Electrical Surveys along the new Kampala-Entebbe Expressway   

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your company:

  • Site Investigations and laboratory tests for defining the parameters required for the geotechnical characterization of the soils in the pipeline route, boreholes with continuous soil recovery. Identification tests (particle size analysis, consistency limits on the soil fraction passing the sieve) were carried out on samples. 
  • Geotechnical characterisation of the foundation soils on the basis of the results of all site investigations and laboratory tests. 
  • Geotechnical survey for all bridge location sites, swamp crossings and deep cuts. Boreholes with continuous soil recovery and SPT testing were carried out.
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