The climate of the area can best be described as arid, with a mean annual precipitation of less than 150 mm. The hottest month of the year is January with an average maximum monthly temperature of 33.0 deg C. June is the coldest month of the year having an average maximum monthly temperature of 17.8 deg C
Pofadder to Bladgond
CONTRACT NRA N014-020-2012/2
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE (REPAIR & RESEAL) ON NATIONAL ROUTE 14 SECTION 2 BETWEEN POFADDER (km 0.00) AND BLADGOND (km 59.00)
Contract Value R56,982,708.48
The route is located in the Northern Cape Region and connects Pofadder with Springbok. It started at Km 0.00 in the town of Pofadder and ended at Km 59.00 at Bladgond, a total length of 59 km.
The project entailed the resealing of the road which consisted of a single carriageway with surfaced lanes and shoulders.
Brief Description of Slurry work
- Used about 200 liters’ of emulsion per cbm of crusher dust with 1% cement.
- This was then spread onto road by labours with squeegees. The dry time was about 30 mins
- The thickness is 2 mm average. The target was 10,000 sq meters per unit per day.
Slurry work and the blending and spraying of the rubber bitumen are specialized operations resulting in 60% of the equipment on site to be hired externally. The chip and spray and minor works will be completed utilizing KPMM plant
KENHARDT TO KEIMOES
CONTRACT NRA R027 – 110-2013/1:
Contract Value: R87, 281, 529, 30
Periodic Maintenance (Repair and Reseal) of National Route R27 Section 11 Between Kenhardt (Km 0.0 and Keimoes (Km 74.5)
The KPMM project started just outside Kenhardt (km,0.0) and ran in a northerly direction where it ended in Keimoes (km74.5) at the intersection with the N14. It comprised a periodic seal of 75 km of National Route 27, crack sealing, geotextile patching and shoulder widening on both sides
CONTRACT NRA N007-070-2015/1:
SPECIAL MAINTENANCE (REPAIR AND RESEAL) OF NATIONAL ROUTE 7 BETWEEN GARIES (KM0) AND KM(60)
Contract Value R101,400,000.00
The project was located within the Namakwa District Municipality of the Northern Cape Province. It commenced at Km 0+00 at the Groen River Bridge just north of garies and ended at km 60+00 which is approximately 14 km north of Kamieskroon
The main objective of this project was to repair and resurface the project road to ensure that it maitained functionally for the duration of its pavement life
CONTRACT NRA N007-077-201/1:
SPECIAL MAINTENANCE (REPAIR AND RESEAL) OF NATIONAL ROUTE 7 TO 8 BETWEEN KM 60 AND OKIEP(KM 7.4)
Contract Value R95,550,000.00
The project road is within the Namakwas District Municipality of the Northern Cape Province. It commenced 14 Km north of Kamieskroon (N7/7: KM 60 – KM 113.56) traversed THE Kamiesberg Municipality and bypassed the town of Springbokto the east and the town of Okiep to the west where it ended at KM 7+40
The total length was 60.96 km
The main objective of the project was to repair and resurface the project road to ensure that it remained functional for the duration of its pavement design