Construction of the Motorway Bucharest – Constanta, Section 3, Lehliu – Drajna, km 55+700 – km 97+300

Description of project

Bucharest – Constanta Motorway is a component part of the North-South Trans-European Motorway (TEM), which will ensure road communications on the North-South and Western Europe. This road artery will facilitate freight traffic between the Middle East and the countries in the Northern and Western Europe, using RO-RO lines and ferryboats connecting Constanta Harbour with the harbours on the Western Asian shore of the Black Sea Coast.

Objectives of the project:

  • Construction of 41.6 km of road with motorway profiles (two 7.5 m of carriageways, marginal strips at the border of each carriageway, emergency lanes of 2.5 m each, shoulders of 0.5 m each, central reserve of 3 m);
  • Construction of 9 overpasses and 7 bridges;
  • Construction of 4 service areas.

Advantages of implementing the project:

  • Improvement of trade flows;
  • Preventing traffic jams, by increasing road capacity;
  • Development of the Romanian tourism and the economy, as a whole;
  • Increasing the travel speed up to 120 km/h;
  • Reducing the number of severe accidents and deaths by about 60%

Type of services provided by the Consultant

Techno Engineering & Associates offered to the Contractor Claims Resolution Assistance to prepare and follow up various interim claims pursuant to FIDIC Conditions of Contract, comprising the following:

  • Review of relevant project correspondence;
  • Reviewing the General / Particular conditions of the Contractor’s Contract & Specifications;
  • Preparation of notice;
  • Adjustment and reproducing Approved Programme of the Works for Time Impact Analysis;
  • Examination and assembling relevant documents;
  • Interviews of project participants;
  • Preparation of sub-networks for Time Impact Analysis and Retrospective Delay Analysis;
  • Identification of all delay issues;
  • Preparation of As-Adjusted Schedule series;
  • Extraction of As-Built Schedule data from project records;
  • Preparation of As-Built Schedule;
  • Comparison of As-Planned & As-Built Schedule to As-Adjusted Schedule;
  • Establishing cause for variance between As-Planned & As-Built Schedule;
  • Identification of parties responsible for delay;
  • Allocation of delay caused by project participants;
  • Calculation of compensation adopting “Total Cost Approach” methodology;
  • Preparation of claims detailed justification report.