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Dar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Infrastructure


Our Role

SMEC was engaged by the Tanzania National Roads Agency as a Civil Engineering Supervision Consultant on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

SMEC’s services included:

  • Fulfilment of World Bank selection criteria
  • Assistance in bid evaluation
  • Design Review
  • Obtaining design approval from relevant authorities
  • Quality and progress control
  • Project Management
  • Construction supervision
  • Performance testing and commissioning
  • Developing and implementing contract management systems
  • Capacity building.

SMEC was engaged by the Tanzania National Roads Agency as a Civil Engineering Supervision Consultant on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

Project Overview

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is an integrated transport program designed by the Dar es Salaam City Council to reduce traffic congestion and improve citywide public transport services.

The project comprises the development of a high-quality, low-cost public transportation system, providing affordable mobility and an improved quality of life to the urban population, of all income levels.

Phase 1 of the project included a network of busway and feeder roads, five bus terminals, two bus depots and 29 bus stations. Project scope of work included: segregated and priority bus lanes; boarding stations; pedestrian overpasses (for safe access to stations); pedestrian and local access facilities; and the intersection of bus lanes with major roads.

Location:
Tanzania
Technical Area:
Transport
Client:
Tanzania National Roads Agency


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