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The Kenya National Highways Authority (Kenha) have issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the shortlisted three firms for the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway.
Bids are due in February 2018.
The shortlisted consortia are:
The winning consortium will be responsible for the of widening, improvement, operation and maintenance of various sections of highway between Nairobi and Mau Summit. The project, namely includes:
The project will involve an estimated investment of US$550 million.
The main road between Nairobi and Mau Summit is part of the A8 highway and of the Northern Corridor which connects the Port of Mombasa via Nairobi to Malaba at the border with Uganda and onwards to Kampala.
The Northern Corridor is the busiest and most important transport corridor in East and Central Africa, providing a gateway through Kenya from Mombasa Port via road, rail and pipeline to the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Eastern DR Congo.
Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats (ICT) Ltd of India was appointed as transaction advisors (TA) for the project. They carried out feasibility studies, prepared tendering documents and supported the government during the tender process.