|Period:||1990 - 1994|
|Contract:||Reconstruction of Hummingbird Highway Sibun Bridge to Middlesex 6100 4168 01|
|Employer:||Government of Belize|
|Employer's Address:||Ministry of Works, Power Lane, Belmopan|
Reconstruction of the Hummingbird Highway to a Two Lane Bitumen Surfaced and construction of drainage structures and short span bridges. The Hummingbird Highway is on mountainous terrain, which requires vertical and horizontal level changes.
Length – 23,200 M
Cut volume – 399,000 M3 approximately
Fill volume - 310,000 M3 approximately
Base – crushed rock - 33,000 M3 approximately – Provided by Cisco’s crusher.
Pave surfaced- 211,000 M2 approximately – chips provided by Cisco’s crusher.
The vertical alignment required the blasting of rock in four locations of the highway.
The Company owned and operated a Crusher that produced all the Base Material (33,000M3) and concrete aggregate (1,800 M3) required.
Approximately 86 cross culverts were installed; 2,200 LM of corrugated pipes was supplied and 1000 M3 of concrete was poured in head wall structures.
Two types of bridges were built:
Double 3M X 3M X 37M Long
460 M3 of concrete was poured.
9.4M wide X 12.2M Long
7.1M above water level
Approximately 275 M3 of concrete was required for the slab and abutments.
|Total Value of Contract:||BZ $19,293,301.00 US $9,646,650.00|
|Contract Awarded:||April 19, 1990|
|Period:||48 Months||Completion Date:||March 1994||Funding Agency:|
Savings was achieved on the contract and the works was extended to include Hammock Bridge by-pass and regrading of Monday Morning Hill.
Cisco Construction Ltd. set up a crusher operation that allowed major savings from haulage. A culvert operation for corrugate pipe was established.