Construction of a bridge over the Umkhomazi River

Location KwaZulu-Natal.
Sector Transport
Client KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport – Regional Office.
Client Representative Ms. A. Lazarova
Representative Contact No. +27 (0) 33 845 5800
Project Manager Naidu Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Structural Engineer Naidu Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Civil Engineer Naidu Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Contractor Finns Construction and Developers/Zondi Contractor’s Joint Venture
Start Date October 2008
Completion Date July 2009
Value of Project

R 8.3 Million

Project Description

The bridge comprises of a two span continuous cast in-situ reinforced concrete voided deck with reinforced concrete abutments and a central pier in the river. The deck is simply supported at the abutments and continuous over and integral with the pier. Both the pier and abutments are founded on rock. This bridge will provide safe access to scholars over the Umkhomazi river and create development potential for opening up agricultural areas and access to schools, clinics and housing. This bridge also serves as an important link between Impendle and Himeville

Procurement Route Public Tender.