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UK Steel Bridge Project

Name of the Project

UK Steel Bridge Project

Project Description

The Ministry of Ports & Highways (MOP&H) representing the Government of the Democratic Socialist of Sri Lanka has entered into a contract with Mabey and Johnson Limited on 20-September-2007 for the design, manufacture and supply of Compact Bridging Components and associated goods and services.

The structures are to be supplied to, and erected throughout Sri Lanka according to the approved list developed by the MOP&H, using components from the bridging supplied that identifies 136 bridges of specific length and 5 Flyovers.

Source of Funds

HSBC UK & GOSL

Present Status

Completed Projects

Flyovers
SN Road Name/Bridge No Width of bridge Length of the Bridge Construction Duration
01.
Sangupiddy Fly Over
2 Lane
288 m 12 months
02. Nugegoda Fly Over 2 Lane 261 m 3 months
03. Dehiwala Fly Overs 2 Lane 337 m 2 months
04. Kelaniya Fly Over-  Bridges 01 2 Lane 325 m 2 months
05. Kelaniya Fly Over- Bridges 02 3 Lane 325 m 4 months
Other than Flyovers 90 Bridges under Non-PMU’s and 33 Bridges under PMU have been already handover to the Public.

Beneficiaries

Improvement of access through rural and main roads

Austrian Funded five steel bridges

Name of the Project

Construction of five steel bridges under Austrian Assistance in Kalutara district

Project Description

Length Width
Hirana Bridge 125m 10.5m
Molkawa Bridge 110m 10.5m
Weralugastotupola Bridge 70m 10.5m
Lathpandura Bridge No. 10/2 25m 10.5m
Lathpandura Bridge No. 4/5 35m 10.5m



Source of Funds

Government of Austria & Government of Sri Lanka Euro 10.55 million

Period of Completion

Construction of Five Steel Bridges
Date of Commencement – 2007.03.31
Date of Completion – 2009.09.30

Construction of Approach Roads
Date of Commencement – 2009.08.10
Date of Completion – 2010.01.22

Present Status

Completed

Beneficiaries

General public & especially the villages of connecting villages as follows.

Lathpandura Bridge No. 10/2, Lathpandura Bridge No. 4/5 & Molkawa Bridge

Villages of Lathpandura village of Palinda Nuwara (D.S) with Molkawa village of Bulathsinghala (D.S).

Weralugastotupola Bridge

Villages of Frocesster village of Bulathsinghala (D.S) with Govinna village of Madurawala (D.S).

Hirana Bridge

Villages of Hirana village of Panadura (D.S) with Kindelpitiya village of Bandaragama (D.S).

Any other details

The construction of Five Steel Bridges namely Lathpandura Bridge No. 10/2, Lathpandura Bridge No. 4/5, Hirana Bridge, Molkawa Bridge & Weralugastotupola Bridge were completed successfully in Kalutara District under Austrian Assistance during the year 2010. Lathpandura Bridge No. 10/2 & 4/5 replaced the two old narrow bridges and Hirana, Molkawa & Weralugastotupola Bridges replaced the ferries operated.

Turn Key Contractor for bridges – MCE Stahl – und Maschinenbau GmbH & Co.

Contractor for bridge access and contractor’s yard – Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB)

Contractor for bridge approaches – R.R. Construction (Pvt) Ltd.

Road Network Improvement Project (JBIC Component Loan)

Name of the Project

Road Network Improvement Project (JBIC Component Loan)

Project Description

  • Rehabilitation of Gampola – Nawalapitiya Road (AB 013) from  0th km to 17th km
  • Rehabilitation of  Peradeniya – Badulla – Chenkalady Road (AA 005)From 21st km to  75th  km from Gampola to Nuwara Eliya
  • Construction of New Tunnel (Ramboda Tunnel ) on AA 005

Source of Funds

JBIC & GOSL

Period of Completion

4 years

Present Status

Completed in June 2007

Beneficiaries

As these are roads & bridges on A class roads, the whole island is benefited by Construction of these roads & bridges to  2 - lane standards by reducing travel time, Vehicle operating Cost and Average speed of the vehicles. Further local people are also benefited.

Gampola-Nawalapitiya Road

Before Construction
After Completion

Gampola-NuwaraEliya Road

Before Construction
After Completion

Ramboda Tunnel on AA005

Construction of New Mannar Bridge and Improvement of Causeway

Name of the Project

Construction of New Mannar Bridge and Improvement of Causeway

Project Description

New Mannar Bridge (No.85/1) and Improvement of      Causeway on Medawachchiya   – Mannar – Thalaimannarama Road (AA 014)

Source of Funds

JICA & GOSL

Period of Completion

2 ½ years

Present Status

Completed in February 2010

Beneficiaries

As this bridge on A class road, the whole island is benefited   by Construction of this bridge to  2- lane standards by reducing travel time, Vehicle operating Cost and Average speed of the vehicles. Further local people are also benefited 

Old Mannar Bridge

Mannar bridge during Construction

Mannar Bridge & Causeway after completion

Mannar Causeway after completion

Construction of a New Highway Bridge at Mannampitiya

Name of the Project

Construction of a New Highway Bridge at Mannampitiya

Project Description

New Bridge (Bridge No:82/1) on Mardankadawala – Habarana – Trincomalee Road (AA 011)

Source of Funds

JICA & GOSL

Period of Completion

2 Years

Present Status

Completed in September 2007

Beneficiaries

As this bridge on A class road, the whole island is benefited by Construction of this bridge to  2- lane standards by reducing travel time, Vehicle operating Cost and Average speed of the vehicles. Further local people are also benefited

Mannampitiya bridge during Construction

Mannampitiya Bridge after completion

Development Project for Tsunami affected Trunk Roads on the East coast

Name of the Project

Recovery, Rehabilitation and Development Project for Tsunami affected Trunk Roads on the East coast

Project Description

  • Komari Causeway (No:334/2) on Colombo-Rathnapura- Wellawaya-  Batticaloa Road (AA004)
  • Periakallar Couseway (No:396/3) on Colombo-Rathnapura-Wellawaya-Batticaloa Road (AA004)
  • Kollaikallar Causeway(No:398/1on Colombo-Rathnapura- Wellawaya-  Batticaloa Road    (AA004)

Source of Funds

JICS & GOSL

Period of Completion

2 years

Present Status

completed in March 2007

Beneficiaries

As these are bridges on A class roads, the whole island is benefited by Construction of these bridges to  2- lane standards by reducing travel time, Vehicle operating Cost and Average speed of the vehicles. Further local people are also benefited

Komari Causeway

Before Construction
After completion

Periya Kallar Causeway

Before Construction

After completion

KoddaiKallar Causeway

Before Construction
After completion
Reconstruction of four Bridges and one Culvert on the South coast

Name of the Project

Reconstruction of four Bridges and one Culvert damage by Tsunami Disaster on the South coast

Project Description

  • Akurala Bridge (No:91/2)  on  Colombo-Galle – Hambanthota- Wellawaya Road (AA 002)
  • Seenigama Bridge (No: 96/3) on Colombo-Galle- Hambanthota- Wellawaya  Road (AA002)
  • Magalla Bridge (No. 119/4) on Colombo-Galle- Hambanthota- Wellawaya  Road (AA002)
  • Goviyapana Bridge (No. 137/1) on Colombo-Galle- Hambanthota- Wellawaya  Road (AA002)
  • Weligama Bridge (No. 145/5)on Colombo-Galle- Hambanthota- Wellawaya  Road (AA002)

Source of Funds

JICS & GOSL

Period of Completion

2 years

Present Status

Bridge construction was completed in January 2007

Beneficiaries

As these are bridges on A class roads, the whole island is benefited by Construction of these bridges to  2- lane standards by reducing travel time, Vehicle operating Cost and Average speed of the vehicles. Further local people are also benefited.

Akurela Bridge

Before Construction
After completion

Seenigama Bridge

Before Construction
After completion

Magalle Bridge

Before Construction
After completion

Goviyapaan Bridge

Before Construction
After completion

Weligama Box culvert

Before construction
After completion

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