NATIONAL WORKS AGENCY
MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (MIDP)
MANDELA HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
STATUS REPORT AS AT NOVEMBER 30, 2017
Project Location: Mandela Highway, St. Catherine/St. Andrew
Funding Agency: China Ex-Im Bank And Government Of Jamaica
Contract Amount: US$63,997,883.63
Contract Commencement Date: August 17, 2016
Original Contract Completion Date: August 17, 2018
Contract Period: 24 calendar months (730 calendar days)
Contractor: China Harbour Engineering Company Limited
Scope of Works
The works involves, but not limited to, road construction works comprising extensive soft soil treatment, construction of 3.5km six lane corridor with a two lane overpass bridge, two new three lane bridges at Fresh River, a two lane service road adjacent to the main corridor to facilitate the development of Caymanas Estate and the upgrading of the Six Miles Interchange
Progress of Contract
A contract was signed on July 22, 2016 by the contractor, China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd and the Government of Jamaica/ Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
A commencement letter was issued on August 12, 2016 to the contractor for the works to start on August 17, 2016.
The contract period is 24 calendar months.