Project

Supervision and Assistance During Tender for the Construction of Grade Separations at Six Locations in the City of Beirut

Project
Supervision and Assistance During Tender for the Construction of Grade Separations at Six Locations in the City of Beirut
Client
Council for Development and Reconstruction
Associated Firm
Saudconsult
Location
Lebanon
Type
Engineering
Sectors
Transportation & Highway
Date
2013
Project Details

The project is part of the corridor improvement program intended to increase traffic capacity along seven main highly congested corridors entering the city of Beirut.The project concerns the construction of six new grade separations at junctions in the Greater Beirut Area: 


The grade separations consist of underpasses with single and double cells cut and cover tunnels. The clear width of each cell is 8.40 m with a roadway width of 7.50 m carrying 2 lanes of traffic.
All the works occur in an urban setting along highly congested corridors where special attention is given to detouring of traffic and reducing negative impacts on abutting properties. Environmental monitoring as far as required by the Health and Safety high standard regulations is strictly observed. As well, protection of cultural heritage and archaeological remains, together with social responsibility are also integrated into the project implementation

The estimated cost of construction works of this project is around 33 Million $ and include:
– Earthworks and pavement construction
– Reinforced concrete underpasses & Retaining walls
– Storm water drainage network
– Signing, road marking and safety barriers.
– Relocation of existing dry and wet utilities
– Reinstatement of roads interfered by the works.
– Traffic management during construction
– Lighting, telephone network, landscaping…

The objective of the assignment was to provide tech¬nical assistance, supervision of construction, contract administration, in addition to quality, cost & time control.