Construction Supervision Services for Strengthening and Widening of Mahan-Bam-Roastamabad Highway

MSV has won Supervision of Emergency Rehabilitation of the Mahan – Bam – Rostamabad (190 Km.) Highway in Iran funded by WORLD BANK, Length 190 Kms., Construction Cost – US$ 21 Million, Iran

The project involves rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Mahan Bam Highway in Kerman Province in Iran. Kerman province is the largest province, located in the southeastern part of Iran with a total population of about 2 million. The District of Bam is located 183 kilometers east of Kerman A major earthquake registering 6.5 on the Richter scale devastated the Bam District on December 26, 2003. The earthquake destroyed 85% of the buildings and severely affected infrastructure networks. The highway was affected severely during the earthquake. The Project Road (Mahan-Bam-Rostamabad) is one of the most busy transit routes in the country as it links to Pakistan and many important cities of Iran.

The Project is proposed to be constructed in two different slices i.e., (i) “Mahan – Abaregh” (length about 102Km) and (ii) “Abaregh – Rostamabad” (length about 87Km) and has an average roadway width of about 11m. It consists of an asphalted riding carriageway with average width 7.30m and two earthen shoulders of 1.85 to 2 m on both sides