Melkasa Sodere Nureara Methehara
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|Project Name||Melkasa-Sodere-Nuraera-Metehara Road Project|
|Funding||The government of Ethiopia|
|Client||Ethiopian Roads Authority|
|Project Location||Oromia Region (Eastern Zone)|
|Consultant||Ethiopian Construction Design And Supervision Works Corporation|
|Contract price||1,094,135,914.72 ETB|
|Original Completion Date||31-Dec-20|
|Revised Completion Date||None|
|Requested Extension Of Time||906|
|Granted Extension Of Time||None|
|Major Problems Encountered||Right of Way Problem (Seriously affected the project progress), Social Problem on the project area are the major ones that contributed for the project delay.|
Melkasa – Sodere – Nurera – Metehara AC Road Project located in southeaster part of Ethiopia. The project road traverses through East Shewa and Arsi Zone of Oromia Regional State. The road starts at Melkasa town (110 km east of Addis Ababa and 17km south of Adama) at the junction with Adama – Asela road and ends at the outskirt of Metehara town at the junction with Addis – Mojo – Awash trunk road. In general, it follows a northeastern direction as it progresses to Metehara town (where the project road terminates).
The Employer is Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA); the Employer Representative is on Transport Construction Design & Supervision Works Corporation. The total contract price is ETB 1,203,129,756.19 including VAT.
The road is to be upgraded from existing gravel surfaced road of 6m wide to DS3 standard with total length of 94 km. The road has 7m Asphaltic Concrete (5mm) carriageway width with 2m paved (DBST) shoulder on each side, in Woreda Seat sections 14 m traffic lane and 2.5m walk way on each side and Kebele Seat sections a traffic lane of 12m traffic lanes and 2.5m shoulder or parking lanes .