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Projects - Asia

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridors 1 and 3 Bishkek Northern Bypass Road Project

  • Appointed by the Asian Development Bank.
  • A 60km road upgrading and improvement project.
  • Prepared the performance-based maintenance parameters for the technical specifications and other procurement documents.
  • Incorporated appropriate service indicators for performance-based road maintenance.
  • Site inspections of the road project route sections.
  • Review of road design drawings to meet project objectives.
  • Proposed required amendments to candidate design solutions.

Islamic Republic of Pakistan Preparing Transport Projects

  • Appointed by the Asian Development Bank, who assembled a team of independent consultants to support the preparation of highway projects in Pakistan.
  • Defined the subprojects selection criteria and format of subproject identification form based on pavement condition and associated traffic, and environmental, safety and social aspects.
  • Reviewed the feasibility study of all subprojects and design with cost estimate. Analysed and summarised project costs.
  • Reviewed the rehabilitation strategy for each subproject including pavement design, drainage and road safety design.
  • Proposed contract packaging and detailed cost estimates for proposed subprojects to be financed by an ADB loan.
  • Assisted in preparing a training plan that can be implemented as part of the ensuing project.

Preparing the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridors 1 and 3 - Saryagash Bypass

  • Appointed by the Asian Development Bank.
  • Pre-feasibility study for 120km of expressway.
  • Prepared a strategic procurement plan for the project in accordance with ADB requirements.
  • Technical due diligence on the designs previously prepared for the scheme. Site inspections of the road project route sections.
  • Identified and all necessary surveys to complete the conceptual design of the road.
  • Updated cost estimate for the project and prepared a report on innovations and value engineering.
  • Comment on the requirements for the incorporation of a performance-based component into the contract.

Anhui Road Maintenance and Demonstration Project

  • Appointed by the Anhui Provincial Department of Transport in China
  • Role is to develop and assist with the implementation of Output and Performance Based Road Maintenance Contracts in counties throughout the Province
  • The project is being financed under a USD loan from the World Bank

Road Maintenance Sustainability Project - Kazakhstan

  • Technical support for the preparation of a pilot performance-based road maintenance contract for Kazakhstan on behalf of the Asian Development Bank
  • Verifying the condition of selected road assets
  • Development and supervision of road condition surveys
  • Overview and supervision of the feasibility studies
  • Preparation of tender documents for the OPBRC contract
  • Preparing works and service information relating to performance indicators
  • Specifying data to be submitted by contractors in their tenders

Hong Kong Maintain Operate and Manage Tenders

  • McCurdy Associates were engaged by Greater Lucky Hong Kong Limited to provide advice on the technical aspects of two bids worth around €200m
  • The tenders related to the Management Operation and Maintenance Contracts for the Tsing Sha Control Area and the Tsing Ma Control Areas
  • McCurdy Associates coordinated the inputs to the tenders from an international team which included leading long span bridge maintenance engineers
  • The scope of works included the preparation of maintenance plans for highway-related facilities including roadworks, structures, geotechnics and the development and implementation of the Road Maintenance Management System

Saudi Arabia Improvement of Urban Environment Project

  • Appointed by Buro Happold to advise the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs
  • Aim of the project is to design urban improvement interventions to help improve quality of life in KSA and develop an implementation road map and a 10-year budget
  • Scope of services includes:
    • Propose international metrics for liveability / quality of life
    • Identify suitable KPIs & advise on setting suitable and achievable targets
    • Determine improvement strategy and interventions
    • Provide support in cost estimation and budgeting for improvement strategy and interventions