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Contract EWHIP/CW/ICB-01: KUTAISI BYPASS
Construction of New Kutaisi Bypass (km0+000 – km17+300) for Zestafoni-Kutaisi-Samtredia section of the East – West Highway.
Employer: ROAD DEPARTMENT OF MINISTRY OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE OF GEORGIA
Engineer Contract: Joint Venture:
PADECO Co., Ltd. / Oriental Consultants Co., Ltd / Transproject Ltd. / Roads Rehabilitation and Modernization Supervision Direction Ltd./Association Partner Asian Engineering Consultants Corp., Ltd.
Todini Costruzioni Generali S.p.A. (Leader) 60%
Takenaka Civil Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. 40%
Financing: JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Start date: 26 December 2011
Completion date: under progress
Type of works: Construction works
Total road length Contract 2.1: 17,3 km
Road Technical Category: 4 lane road and 2 lane for bypass
Description of the Works:
The scope is construction of a two-lane new bypass road section, including construction of 4 interchanges and a total of 10 bridges/overpasses. The contract also envisages construction of four-lane road sections at interchanges and a total of 41+3 (Variation) box culverts/underpasses. Relocation of high and medium pressure gas pipes and overhead power lines is also included in the scope of works. Road pavement type is concrete (with asphalt at interchange ramps and bridges) – total 527,920m2. River revetment works – 282 m.
The Works include mainly the following items.
Cut and fill of the earth
The road shall be constructed by embankment, which will be achieved by cut and fill
of the existing ground.
A total of six (6) bridges shall be constructed. These include:
Nakhshirgele bridge – 105.1 m;
Chishura bridge – 470.1 m;
Tskaltsitela bridge – 106.5 m;
Rioni channel bridge – 36.2 m;
Rioni bridge – 800.7 m;
Overpass over the railway – 466.9 m.
The total length is estimated as follows: 1985.5 m.
The RC concrete culverts shall be constructed at the crossings of existing roads, small
canals or small streams. The typical dimensions of the culverts for the roads with car
Total for box culverts – 1109.0 m, including: 1×1.5 m – 278.5 m;
1.5×2 m – 455.5 m;
4.5×2.5 m – 257.0 m;
6.0×4.5 m – 118.0 m.
Connection of the highway to the existing road four (4) interchanges Their locations are:
- a) At the village Nakhshirgele;
- b) At the junction with Kutaisi-Bagdati road;
- c) At the junction Kutaisi – Geguti road;
- d) At the junction Geguti –Mukhiani road.
The type of the pavement shall be concrete pavement for the road sections and asphalt pavement for the bridge sections and ramps of interchanges.
The revetment shall be constructed to protect the land and bridge piers from erosion and scouring by river flow.