Project Value: R 582 Million

Date Completed: June 2019

Project Brief & Key Features: 

KBK was appointed by the South African National Road Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) for the design and construction supervision for the pavement repair and resurfacing of the R505 Section 4 between Wolmaransstad and Lichtenburg. 

The project entails the pavement strengthening and resurfacing of approximately 91.3 km of a single carriageway road.

The project typically includes the following:

  • In-situ strengthening of the existing pavement layers followed by the construction of new stabilised subbase layers, crushed stone base layers and asphalt surfacing layers.
  • Pavement rehabilitation through the town of Ottosdal by constructing stabilised subbase, crushed stone base and asphalt surfacing layers;
  • Safety improvements at intersections and formalisation of farm entrances;
  • Construction of bridge parapets and repair of other bridge elements;
  • Surface and subsurface drainage improvements, including extension of most culverts; and
  • Repairs and improvements to ancillary works.