Name of Client:
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
Length of Consultancy Assignment:
Start Date: 14 December 2022
Completion Date: October 2024
|Detailed Narrative Description of Project:
The project will improve an estimated 280 kilometers (km) of national primary, secondary, and tertiary roads in Mindanao. The improvements will include paving earth roads, replacing damaged road sections, widening existing roads, adding surface overlays, and replacing and strengthening bridges. The project roads will be designed with features to strengthen resilience to climate change. Among the structural and non-structural features included are elevated pavement levels, enhanced slope protection, and improved maintenance of drainage structures. Road safety on these roads will be improved through road safety community awareness campaigns. The project will finance detailed engineering for the improvement of another 300 km of national highways in Mindanao, to be implemented under future projects. The Government will determine the roads for which the detailed design will be prepared. The design will incorporate features to strengthen resilience to climate change.
|Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff within the Assignment:
PRIMEX is providing International and National Specialists to assist and help in conducting feasibility studies and detailed engineering design for the improvement of approximately 300 km of national highways in Mindanao, to be improved under other projects. The feasibility study will cover engineering, economic, social impact, and safeguards activities. The engineering study will include geological, topographical, and hydrological surveys; preliminary pavement design; detailed cost estimates; and implementation plan. The design will incorporate features to strengthen resilience to climate change.