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Sitapaila-Dharke Rd.and 8 Bridges-Nepal

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Project Detailsx

Feasibility Study, Preliminary and Engineering Design and Tender Documents Preparation for Sitapaila-Dharke Road and 8 Bridges in Nepal

Country: Republic of Nepal

Funding Agency:

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED)

Name & Address of Client:

Ministry of Physical Planning and Works,

Foreign Cooperation Branch,

Deputy Director General,

Department of Roads, Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: +977 1 4216317 – Fax: +977 1 4216319

Email: [email protected]

Start Date: September, 2013

Completion Date: October, 2016

Status:  Completed


1) Hamza Associates, Egypt

2) Total Management Solutions – TMS, Nepal

3) Multi Disciplinary Consulting – MDC, Nepal

Professional Staff Provided: 22

No. of Staff-Months: 74

Value of Consultancy Contract:

US$ 730,165.00

Estimated Cost of Construction:

US$ 32,000,000.00

Project Overviewx

The road starts at Sitapaila, in western part of the ring road within the Kathmandu valley and links it to Dharkei, a small settlement at 3-6 km on the Prithipi Highway. This road is an alternative route to enter to the Kathmandu valley. At present, the existing road is fair weather with a total length of 23 km but proposed road length is about 35km. it will serve as an alternative route for the existing Thankot–Naubise–Dharke road which is the part of the Private highway. The alignment passes through unstable slopes at different places. The alignment requires considerable improvement in road geometry, slope stabilization, retaining structures and drainages, major bridge and possible tunnel. The Department of Roads intends to identify the appropriate route with require parameters and standards. Construction of this road will give relief to residences in of the Kathmandu valley and as Kathmandu is the capital of the country whole population of Nepal will be benefited from this road. Now due to the inadequacy of the capacity of the existing route to serve the existing traffic the proposed road provide service to the traffic at the same time provide an alternative route to inter the Kathmandu Valley.

The objective of this consultancy services is to prepare Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design of the road section which includes technical, economic and environmental feasibility of whole stretch and detail engineering survey and design work of 35 km road. This study includes following two components:


Description of Actual Services Provided:

Feasibility Studies and Detailed Engineering Design and Tender Documents.

1. Feasibility Study of the stretch of road (35.00km)  and 8 Bridges.

2. Detailed Engineering Design of (35.00km) road and 8 Bridges.

3. Tender Documents Preparation.