The Construction of Main Road 68-2 SAICE BRANCH AWARDS-2003 COMMINUITY BASED PROJECTS
Scope of the Project • The upgrading of Main Road 68-2 is a 6 year project starting at the Assisi Clinic in the east with the completion of sidewalks, drainage and earthworks, and ending at St Faiths in the west with the construction of 24km of black top main road at a cost of approx. 80 million.
Description of the Contracts Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1050 Description: Sidewalks and Ancillary Works (Part A) Value : R 195 403.90 Contractor: Nombuso Lillian Construction Owner: Lillian Mcobothi Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1051 Description : Sidewalks and Ancillary Works (Part B) Value : R 154 776.68 Contractor: Rozee Enterprises Owner: Pumla Rodolo Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1053 Description : Sidewalks and Ancillary Works (Part C) Value : R 138 532.68 Contractor: Nomzamo Construction Owner: Charles Nyawose
Description of the Contracts Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1055 Description : Provision of Site Security and Clerk Value: R 31 119.26 Contractor: Vukuzakhe Construction Owner : S.A.Dlamini Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1056 Description : Construction of Bulk Earthworks Value: R 825 387.99 Contractor: Gidizela Construction Owner : B.N.Ntuli Contract No.: ZNT 373/A/P68-2/1057 Description : Drainage Works Value: R 422 901.47 Contractor: Senzakonke General Contractors Owner : A.Sishi
Merit for SAICE Award • Unbundling of contracts • Training & mentorship programme • Involvement of the community • Consideration to environmental issues • High level of local labour employment • Labour selection committee • Site safety • Exceptional quality of finish in relation to engineering standards • Community Development.
ARRUP OJECTIVES • All projects were strategically aligned to meet the objectives of the ARRU Programme which are to: • Improve road and public transport safety, • Develop people, the economy and the infrastructure of the province, • Institutionalise public participation and strengthen democratic governance, • Facilitate rural development and ensure infrastructural balance, • Reduce poverty and inequality, • Facilitate growth and development of the road construction industry so as to be fully representative of the demographic profile of the province, and • Ensure financial accountability.
Conclusion • Quote by the Minister at the first ARRUP sod turning ceremony “Our African Renaissance road upgrading programme is about constructing those transport corridors that will breathe new life into the economy of our province”