Under the Federal Road Development Program (FRDP), Five (5) roads have been identified for award for Rehabilitation out of which four (4) roads have been awarded and contract commenced on 15th March, 2012 for Enugu-Abakaliki and Ogoja Junction-Ikom roads while the remaining (2) were awarded and commenced on the 25th November 2014.
|S/N||NAME OF ROAD||STATUS|
|1||Enugu – Abakaliki Road||Contract commenced on 15th March 2012 with 24 months completion period. Progress as at Dec ending 2014 was 69%|
|2||Ogoja Junction-Ikom Road||Contract commenced on 15th March 2012 with 24 months completion period. Progress as at December ending 2013 was 81%|
|3||Mokwa-Bida road||Contract commenced on 25th November 2013 with 24 months completion period. Progress as at December ending 2013 was 0.1%|
|4||Akure-Ilesha Road||Contract commenced on 25th November 2013 with 21 months completion period. Progress as at December ending 2014 was 0.15%|
|5||Gombe-Biu Road||Engineering Design completed. Awaiting funds for the execution|
Note: The contract duration for the above roads is 2years followed by 1year of defect liability period. Thereafter, it is intended that these roads will be further maintained under Output Performance Road Contracts (OPRCs) for a period of 5years.
In 2009 the Federal Ministry of Works conceived the idea to include the periodic maintenance component under the Federal Roads Development Project (FRDP) in order to salvage some fast disintegrating important roads within the nation road network. In line with this concept, RSDT collaborated with the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for the selection of candidate roads. After a series of meetings with the World Bank, a list of 21 roads were approved during the restructuring mission for this component which comes in two phases, 14 roads in phase I. The periodic maintenance work of the first, second, third and fourth batches of roads comprising of 14 roads have been completed.
The scope of works for all these roads includes site clearance, scarification and pulverization of existing asphalt and surface dressing, cutting out and repairs of potholes, laying of asphalt, blowing out and repair of cracks, construction of lined drains, culverts and turnouts, and provision road markings with each of them having its own peculiarity in scope.