Funding Agency: Asian Development Bank
Client:ADB / Government of Nepal, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works, Departments of Roads, Project Directorate
Date: Nov 2011 – June 2016
The Government of Nepal (GON) through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Works (MoPPW), Department of Roads (DOR) has prepared a Koshi River Bridge Project at Chatara with the grant assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The project will construct a 270 meter long Steel Truss Bridge over the Koshi River near Chatara. The bridge will have three symmetrical spans of steel truss and one jump span of plate girder. The abutments and one pier will have open foundation and the remaining piers will have cap and pile foundation with steel piles installed by dual rotary drilling, socketed into competent rock and infilled with reinforced concrete. Pile caps, piers, abutments and wing walls are of reinforced concrete. The objective of the project is to ensure alternate bridge to the present Koshi barrage on East – West Highway.
DOR has prepared the design of the bridge through the international consultants engaged in the ongoing ADB funded Road Connectivity Sector I Project.
The objective of this consulting service is to assist the DOR with the Supervision of Construction of the Koshi River Bridge and Approaches and to ensure that high quality construction is achieved in scheduled time period within budget and that the work is carried out in full compliance with the approved engineering designs, technical specifications within the terms and conditions of the contract documents and sound engineering practices.
Overall Services provided
Korea Engineering Consultants Corporation (KECC), Seoul, Korea as lead partner with associate partners TMS and ERMC is responsible to provide following consulting services:
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