Mbaale-Lwakhakha-Bumbobi (44km)

Project details

Project Details


Project Name:

Upgrading of Bumbobi- Lwakhakha Road (44.5 km)

Funding Agency:

African Development Fund (ADF) and Government of Uganda (GoU).


China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd of No.15

Supervision Consultant:

SGI Studio Galli Ingegneria Sri in JV with SARI Consulting Ltd, Consulint Sri and AES (Anchor Engineering Services) Ltd

Implementing Agency:

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Original project duration:

24 months (inclusive of 3 months mobilisation period)

Revised project duration:

36.8 months (inclusive of 3 months mobilisation period)

Original contract sum:

UGX 140,724,306,533.35/= inclusive of all applicable taxes

Revised contract price:

UGX 140,722,631,426.39/= inclusive of all applicable taxes

Commencement date:

6 December 2016

Original completion date:

6 December 2018

Revised completion date:

31 December 2019 (Recommended to UNRA)

Physical progress


Overall time progress:


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Scope of Works

The scope of works comprise of the following:

  • Bush clearing and road widening
  • Sub-grade: 200mm thick improved gravel material where sub-grade is <15% CBR.
  • Sub-base: 250mm mechanically modified subbase.
  • Base course: 250mm graded crushed stone
  • Surfacing: Double Surface Dressing
  • Construction of 4 bridges at Manafwa, Namunyiri, Namikhoma & Lwakhakha Border
  • Installation of pipe culverts.