Feasibility Study, Detailed Design & Construction Supervision of Improvement of Hassanabadal Abbottabad Road (70 km)

Name of associated firm :
Project Location within Country:
Hassanabadal - Abbottabad in NWFP
Start Date:
January 07, 1989
Completion Date:
December 31, 1991

Project Description

The then existing road between Hassanabadal and Abbottabad was deteriorated and became un-safe for traffic. NHA decided to carry out the feasibility study and improvement of this two lane road (70 km).



  1. Feasibility Study

  2. Detailed Design

ECIL undertook following tasks for the above work at (1) & (2).

  • Road & structure condition survey

  • Engineering survey consisting of traverse survey, topographic survey, and cross section levelling

  • Traffic & axle load survey and traffic forecast

  • Road roughness survey

  • Benkelman beam deflection study

  • Hydrological investigations & study

  • Soil Investigations

  • Geotechnical & material investigations

  • Prepared preliminary design & preliminary cost estimates

  • Prepared economic feasibility which includes the derivation of Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV) and ratio of project cost for the first year benefits of the project to demonstrate the economic and technical feasibility, including testing the results on HDM model

  • Feasibility report

  • Detailed engineering design of overlay & other improvement works, including bridges & structures

  • Tender documents & cost estimates

Detailed Construction Supervision Services

  1. Detailed construction supervision of (70 km) road, including bridges/culverts

  2. Contract management

  3. Quality assurance

  4. Checking & verifications of measurements


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