Tirinyi-Pallisa-Kumi (67km)

Project details

Project Details


Project Name:

Upgrading from Gravel to Bituminous Standard of Tirinyi-Pallisa-Kumi Road Project

Funding Agency:

Government of Uganda (GoU) and Islamic Development Bank


The Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co)

Supervision Consultant:

Construction and Supervision Unit -UNRA

Implementing Agency:

Uganda National Roads Authority

Contract duration:

36 Months

Contract sum:


Commencement date:

15th March 2018

Expected completion date:

15th March 2021

Overall physical progress:

27.00% against 29.35%

Overall time progress:

534 days (48.79%)

Financial progress:

33.73% against 34.65% (as extracted from S-Curve August 2019)


Project progress 

The contractor is undertaking earthworks from CH 19+630-CH 55+500, mostly doing clearing and grubbing, removal of topsoil, roadbed preparation, common excavation swamp improvement, fills, subgrade and sub-base processing. Swamp treatment, gabion and culvert construction at km 41+000-41+980 and km15+100-15+900 is ongoing. Subgrade, subbase and base layer construction is also ongoing from Km 24+780-Km 41+000 with exception of seasonal swamps. The contractor has also started the construction of the Asphalt layer after doing a trial from km35+050 to km 35+100.