Sierra Leone – Phase 2 Supervision

FEASIBILITY AND DETAILED DESIGN AND WORK SUPERVISION FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION / REHABILITATION OF THE MOYAMBA-MOYAMBA JUNCTION ROAD AND BRIDGES IN SIERRA LEONE – PHASE 2 SUPERVISION

Country: Sierra Leone

Period: 2011 – ongoing

Funding:  European Commission

The Moyamba-Moyamba Junction Roads & Bridges Rehabilitation Project is considered as the largest infrastructure development initiative in Sierra Leone.

The project will significantly contribute to relaunching the social and economic growth of the country, by creating national and international road networks that are safe, reliable and sustainable. The new infrastructure will serve to reduce travel times, accidents and vehicle operating costs between the Moyamba and Freetown districts, improving the road link from Freetown to Conakry and the Northern Province through the construction of the new Magbele and Mabang Bridges.

ambiente spa is providing in-country environmental consultancy services aimed at the monitoring of the Environmental Management Plan (EMP), with the objective to ensure that the construction phase impacts identified during the EIA study are properly addressed and mitigated by the Contractor during the construction works.

Several missions in-country are expected to be undertaken as Non Key-Expert by our Environmental Specialist, Giovanni Tufaro who, in close cooperation with Key-Experts and project stakeholders, will provide periodical environmental audits and mitigation measures aimed at:

Minimizing water and soil pollution caused by runoff waters;

Minimizing noise and dust levels;

Minimizing the risk of soil erosion, stabilise bridge sites and the inlets and outlets of culverts;

Landscaping all borrow pits and quarry sites;

Clearing, Vegetation and Biodiversity Management;

Fuel/Oil Spillage and Wastewater and Pollution Management;

Solid waste management.