INCEPTION REPORT

Contract No: BP-661-DSD-37-068/69

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Table of Contents
List of Acronyms ...................................................................................................................................................... 4 List of Tables .............................................................................................................................................................. 5 SECTION I: INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................... 6 1.1 Background.................................................................................................................................................... 6 1.2 Project Description ....................................................................................................................................... 6 1.3 Project Consulting Services ........................................................................................................................ 6 1.4 Reporting........................................................................................................................................................ 6 1.5 Purpose and Structure of Inception Report .............................................................................................. 7 SECTION II: PROJECT REVIEW CONDUCTED .............................................................................................. 8 2.1 Desk Study .................................................................................................................................................... 8 2.2 Meeting, Discussion and Field Reconnaissance ..................................................................................... 9 2.3 Observation from Review .......................................................................................................................... 10 2.4 Methodology of project work ..................................................................................................................... 11 SECTION III: CONSULTING SERVICES .......................................................................................................... 13 3.1 Design Consultants: ................................................................................................................................... 13 3.2 Mobilization of Consultants: ...................................................................................................................... 13 3.3 Objectives: ................................................................................................................................................... 13 3.4 Scope of Works:.......................................................................................................................................... 13 3.4.1 Desk study: .......................................................................................................................... 13 3.4.2 Feasibility Study ................................................................................................................... 13 3.4.3 Preliminary Design of Bridges: ............................................................................................. 15 3.4.4 Analysis of Data, Conclusion and Recommendation of Design Parameters. ............................ 16 3.4.5 Miscellaneous ...................................................................................................................................... 16 3.4.6 Detailed Design and Quantity/Cost Estimates ................................................................................ 17 3.4.7 Use of Standard Design(s): ............................................................................................................... 17 2

3.5 Work Schedule:........................................................................................................................................... 17 3.6 Staffing Schedule........................................................................................................................................ 17 SECTION IV: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION ............................................................................. 18 ANNEXES .............................................................................................................................................................. 20 Annex A: Work Schedule ..................................................................................................................................... 21 Annex B: Staffing Schedule ................................................................................................................................. 22 Annex C: Letter from DDC ................................................................................................................................... 23 Annex D: Bridge Wise Detail Discussion .............................................................. Error! Bookmark not defined. Annex E: Data on location of bridge site.............................................................................................. 24 Annex F: Location of bridge site on transportation map. ....................................................................... 26 Annex G: Location of bridges site from Google maps .......................................................................... 27

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List of Acronyms DDC : District Development Committee Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agriculture Road Department of Road District Technical Office Term of Reference Village Development Committee DoLIDAR : DOR DTO ToR VDC : : : : 4 .

3 Task Series and Task Flow…………………………………………………………………………… Table: 4.1 approximate length and type of bridge recomm ended…………………………………………….List of Tables Table 2. 5 . Table 2.1 Status of Bridge Sites…………………………………………………………………………………… Table 2.2 Important Issue of Bridge sites………………………………………………………………………….

2 Project Description The Government of Nepal in order to improve the transport system of the country proposed to prepare a Detailed Project Report for the construction of Bridges in the remote areas of the country. Design Calculations (Vol. having completed the field reconnaissance and prepared an inception report to hilight the tasks carried out in the field and to describe the site situation including the preliminary site details and other requirements of the inception reporting.4 Reporting As called for by the TOR. III) and BOQ and Special Provisions to Standard Specification including Appendices if any within 20 weeks from the submission of the Field Report. Accordingly the consultant.  Draft report consisting of the Main Report (Vol. 6 . the Consultant is aware of its responsibility to submit following reports:  Inception Report describing the field findings of the reconnaissance survey within 6 weeks from the signing of the contract agreement  Field Report and Preliminary Design Report within 16 weeks from the date of signing of the Contract Agreement highlighting the site plan including the bore logs of the sub soil exploration. In the course of preparing the DPR. As called for in the Terms of Reference. There are altogether 10 nos. Bridge Project and Nepalconsult (P) Ltd and PEES Consultant JV authorized the JV to carry out the detailed Design of Bridges under Package 37.37.  Final Report shall be prepared and submitted by incorporating all the comments and suggestion in the Draft Report including the suggestions as received during the power point presentation.1 Background The contract agreement signed between the Department of Road (DOR). After completion of each stage of works. bridges in the package covering the districts of Bajhang. hydrological studies. detailed design of bridges including river training works and the environmental aspects of the bridge sites. The date for such presentation shall be agreed upon with the DOR.  Presentation of Design Report: The consultant shall present its design with the help of power point to the DOR audience prior to the submission of Final Report. Bridge Project intends to utilize the services of experienced Engineering Consulting firms of the country to provide engineering consulting services for the Detailed Design work of the proposed bridges including River Training Works and approach Roads under Package No. soil investigation works. the consultant is expected to prepare and submit reports for the DOR's perusal and necessary comments. Having completed the design works the consultant will need to make a presentation of its works in presence of the DOR personnel if DOR requests to do so. Bajura and Achham.SECTION I: INTRODUCTION 1. Drawings (Vol. the Department of Roads. The consultant shall be responsible for the authenticity of all the field works including soil investigation including the design works and their respective drawings. The consultant is to conduct reconnaissance survey. detailed survey. The Final Report shall be submitted within 4 weeks after receiving the written comments from the DOR. I). 1. 1. II). the Consultant is to prepare and submit the Inception Report highlighting the field reconnaissance survey carried out including consultant's programme to undertake the proposed consultancy assignment and the tentative input of the experts for achieving the target goal.3 Project Consulting Services The Department of Roads. 1. Bridge Project intended to utilize the services of the Local Consulting Firms to undertake the Detailed Design of Bridges including river training works of the bridges under package 37.

1. The report shall also include the proposed All bridge sites were visited whose locations were identified and for those sites whose locations could not be identified. location of two bridges could not be identified. there seems to be a mismatch between information provided by local people and named mentioned in contract document. they were discussed in length with the locals and tried to find the alternatives. The report shall highlight the situation of the proposed bridge sites and shall briefly describe its location including its surroundings. The report shall also include the details of the present field situation and the location of the proposed bridge sites.5 Purpose and Structure of Inception Report The main purpose of the Inception Report is to present the field reconnaissance findings including the methodology which the consultants propose to adopt to undertake the consulting assignment. one bridge neither the location of site nor the name of river could be found and one is under construction phase. The field reconnaissance revealed that among ten bridges. detail engineering survey of two bridges has already been conducted. Despite lots of exercises the location could not be found. Based on the field reconnaissance the findings and observations are included in the Inception report. 7 .

name of river (Karnali nadi) can be found in Google earth and transport infrastructure map. name of place Tipada bazaar can be seen in Google earth map. For Karnali nadi Bridge. Conclusion: Name of place (VDC) on right bank and left bank of river is not clearly defined in provided information and also in available maps.SECTION II: PROJECT REVIEW CONDUCTED 2. so it needs field visit and observation to find out exact location of bridges sites and other detail of site condition. Based on the study and as per the available information preliminary site locations were identified in the district map as well as in the Transport Infrastructure Maps. name of bridge cannot be seen in both Google earth map and transport infrastructure map. Saphebagar Martadi Sadak can be found in maps. Chainpur in maps which is attached in annex. name of river is not available so approximate location was not assumed. name of river can be found both in Google earth and transport infrastructure map. It was supposed be identify in field visit. For Mahamai Khola Bridge. 8 .  Name of river and name of bridge for Kodarigad bridge is not found in Google earth map and available transport infrastructure map but name of road Saphebagar Martadi Sadak can be found. the consultants collected necessary documents in the form of available maps and related enquiry with the DOR personnel. For Kodigad bridge. Hence approximate site was selected near to this road in map. the locations were tried to match in the Goggle Map and the detailed guidelines were prepared for the field reconnaissance. which can be seen in Google earth map. It was also supposed be identify in field visit. site is located on the road Saphebagar martadi Sadak.  For Budhi Ganga Khola Bridge. So approximate site is located near to this place in map which is attached in annex. name of river is not found in Google earth map and transport infrastructure map only name of road. Saphebagar martadi sadak can be found in transport infrastructure map. The approximate site is selected by seeing name of river in Google earth which is attached in annex. The following are the preliminary findings from the Desk Study:  Name of river for Chede khola is not found in both Google earth map and Transport infrastructure map But name of road. In line with the task.  For Seti Nadi Bridge (Tamail/Jadar road). name of place Chainpur can be seen in both Google earth and transport infrastructure map and the site is approximately located near the place in the map which is attached in annex. In Transport infrastructure map name of river can be seen and site is approximately located where river crosses the road. The map is attached in annex  For Bire Khola Bridge. The site is marked on the way of Saphebagar martadi sadak which is attached in annex. In line with the available information.     For Tipadighad bridge.  For Seti nadi Bridge (Pankot) in Bajhang. Hence approximate site was selected near to this place in map which is attached in Annex.1 Desk Study Immediately after signing of the Contract Agreement the consultants carried out works related to Desk Study. The site is approximately located near head quarter of Bajhang.

Khadga lal Shrestha. Er.2. there is no Mahamai khola bridge and Kodigad bridge on the way Saphebagar Martadi Sadak after that we meet with LDO of DDC Achham Mr. He also informs that there is no Mahamai Khola bridge and Kodigad bridge on the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak. Dill bahadur Singh. B. During discussion with DDC.Bishnu Prasad Koirala and request him to identify the location of bridge site. According to the local people and DOR sub-division member’s information there should be Ghatte khola bridge in place of Chede Khola Bridge. We also confirmed it by asking with local people Padam bdr Badwal and DOR sub-division members Prem Singh Budha who was serverd there from 21 years. Bajura Before going to site. As per suggestion of LDO we visit site of Budhi Ganga khola Bridge (at border of Bajura and Achham) but we could not reach to Kailash khola Bridge because the site was more than 50 km away from motorway which was not accessible. Ghana Shyam Rokeya. it was found that detail information about location of bridge sites was also unavailable to DOR office. A. Bajhang and Seti nadi bridge (tamail/jadar). Discussion with DOR base-camp and DDC Achham: We went to DOR base-camp Bajurghat which is situated at border of Bajura and Achham district on the way of Saphebagar Martadi sadak to take information about the location of site. On discussion. 9 . Discussion with DTO Bajhang A short discussion with DTO and local people of Bajhang was made to sure that our initial location of site from desk study is correct. DOR sub-division Bajhang informed about detail engineering survey and we brought cover page of detail survey report. Ram bahadur Khadka and other DTO members were involved in discussion. Detail about discussion of site is attached in the Annex A. he informs us that currently Bridge is on construction phase. According to them.2 Meeting. Mr. Ram bahadur Buda and other members were involved on discussion. Bajhang was already carried out. So. He also made letter informing that there is no Mahamai Khola bridge and Kodigad bridge on the way Saphebagar Martadi Sadak and consultancy can visit another two sites where people are demanding bridge. At the time of meeting with LDO. Rajesh Poudel. we came to know that detail engineering survey of Seti nadi Bridge (pankot). C. On discussion he suggested us to visit another two sites in place of two bridges whose location is not identified. Another Bridge was Karnalai nadi bridge on the way of Achham-Surkhet Sadak. DOR recommended us to visit the site and find out the location of bridge sites and other information. B. Discussion and Field Reconnaissance A. Mr. Local people Mr. According to them there is no Chede khola bridge in Bajura and location of other four bridge were informed to us on discussion. Discussion with DOR Personnel A discussion with DOR personnel was made for overall understanding of the TOR and content before proceeding to the field. Discussion with DOR. we just visit the site and take information of it. we discussed with DOR members at Saphebagar division office. DOR members Prem singh Budha and Gokul Giri informed us about the location of site.

to find out approximately span of bridge and to identify geology/terrain of site. Detail information about location of site is appended as an Annex. Soil test is also carried out. Table 2. No survey is carried out for construction of bridge. Bajura 8 Karnali nadi bridge. Achham. VDC) and local people. Bajura Kodarigad bridge. Some of the questionnaires which were asked during field visit are as follows i. Construction work is not started yet. Chainage of the site from origin of road. 2. Detail survey is already carried out from DOR about 2 years ago. Achham Information was given by DDC of Achham district 2 Seti nadi bridge (tamail/jadar). Construction work is not started yet. Geological investigation and soil test is already carried out. ii. v. Bajura Tapresera khola/ Ghatte khola bridge. No survey is carried out for construction of work.D. No survey is carried out for construction of bridge. vi. Name of left and right bank of river. Geological investigation is already carried out about 2years ago. Required detail survey. Data collection of the site depends on the questionnaires made to the local bodies (DTO. Now It is at under construction on the way of Achham Surkhet Sadak at belkot.1 Status of Bridge Sites S. Field Reconnaissance Field visit of the sites is done to make clear identification on location of site. Bajura Budhi Ganga khola bridge. Required detail survey. iii. 10 .N 1 Name of Bridge Seti nadi bridge (pankot). Required detail survey. vii. Bajura Bire khola bridge. Is there any kind of dispute on bridge site location? Does provided information about bridge site is correct? etc. Name of river provided by DOR conflict with name provided by local people. Bajhang 3 4 5 6 7 Tipadighad bridge. There is no chede khola so it is in the place of Chede khola bridge. Need detail study for feasibility of bridge site. Required detail survey. No survey is carried out for construction of work. Where and how far is the location of the site? Is any kind of survey is done before? Origin and destination of road.3 Observation from Review Status of bridge site and important issue during site visited are summarized in tabular form as below. Bajhang                     Status Detail survey is already carried out from DOR (cover page of detail survey is attached) about two years ago (january 2011). iv.

Chede khola:  Name of river mismatch    Required Remedial Action Need to informed by concerned department. Each task series shall be broken down into various relevant task to complete the activities within them. the approach has been conceived and developed to fulfill the objectives and scope of consultants services. Karnali nadi bridge :  Bridge at construction phase 2. It was confirmed by DDC of Achham (Letter is attached). Kodigad bridge :  Location not identified 4. The individual items of work required for major components shall be identified and explained subsequently. To meet the objectives and scope of works. No survey is carried out for construction of work. Name of bridge provided by DOR was not found on the provided road (Saphebagar Martadi Sadak). This new bridge is added by DDC of Achham district according to local people’s demand at the place of missing bridge. Summary of the Task Series is presented below: 11 . Need to ask concerned Department Need to make clear on Name of river 2. the methodology for assignment is developed by dividing the works into four task series. Achham       10 Mahamai khola bridge. Mahamai khola bridge : 3. Achham 11 Kodigad bridge.9 Budhi Ganga khola bridge. Name of bridge provided by DOR was not found on the provided road (Saphebagar Martadi Sadak) It was confirmed by DDC of Achham (attached letter). Important Issue Important issue encounter during field visit are summarized in tabular form as follows: Table 2. The consultant firmly believes that the approach presented herein reflects the commitment for providing high quality services for the successful completion of the project in time bound manner.4 Methodology of project work In order to achieve various requirements of TOR. Achham (mangalsen).2 Important Issue of Bridge sites Problem Encounter 1.

Plotting and Mapping 2.2 Data Analysis 3.1.3 Task Series and Task Flow Task No DESCRIPTION OF TASK Task Series 1 : Desk Study 1.4.5 Alternate Bridge Type 2.3 Final Report 4.4.2.1.6 Preliminary Estimation of the cost of bridge 2.2 Economical Feasibility Analysis Preparation and Submission of Feasibility Study and Field Report and approval 2. Plans and Documents Feasibility Study and Field Report 4.4.2.1.2 Feasibility Analysis 2.1. type and configuration of the Bridge) 3.2 Engineering Data 2.2.2 Rate Analysis 3.2 Fixing Alternate Three Bridge Site 2.3 Cost Estimation and Bill of Quantities Preparation and submission of Draft Report 3.1 Data Collection 2.4.6 Final Report Preparation and Documents 3.1. data and other literatures Task Series 2 : Feasibility Study Field Work 2.3 Design of Bridge 3.2.3 Detailed Topographical Survey 2.1.4 General Geological and Geomorphologic Study 2.4 Environmental Protection Preliminary Design (size.1.5 Client Option and comments on draft Report 3.3 Task Series 3: Detailed engineering Survey and Detailed Design Detail Engineering Survey 3.1.1 3.4 3.4 12 .1.4.Table 2.2.2 Detail Hydrological Study 2.4.1 Technical Feasibility 2.2 Analysis of bridge Structure 3.1 Fixing design parameter 3.1.2.4.1.1 Subsurface exploration 3.5 General Hydrological Study 2.1 Socio-Economic Data 2.2.1 Review of existing reports.1 Quantity Take off 3.1.2 submission of preliminary design report and approval 3.1.1.3 Seismological study 3.2 Draft Report 4.2 Desk Study 1.4 Preparation of Drawing 3.1.3 Final detail engineering design 3.2.7 Task Series 4: Reports.7 Cost comparison of different types of Bridges 2.1.2.5.5.1 Preliminary Design Report 4.1 Computation.1 Mobilization 1.4 Selection of most suitable bridge site 2.2.1.5.3 Geo technical and Geological study 2.1.1.1.

Bridge Project completed all the formalities that is expected to be completed to procure the Design Consultant. its catchment area and all the considered bridge site should be studied in detail: i. Topography ii. Accordingly Nepal consult and Pees Consultants Joint Venture were awarded package 37 consisting of 10 numbers of bridges for the Feasibility Study.1 Desk study: A desk study should be carried out collecting all data. Soil Investigation. Detailed Engineering Survey. the project director and the bridge engineers along with other support staffs were deputed. 3. condition of accessibility and other prevailing working conditions. Other information as needed 13 .3 Objectives: The objective of the job is to design a Safe. The Bridge shall be designed considering the availability of skilled manpower. maps and information relevant to bridge design and review them for planning field survey and investigation works as well as detailed design.2 Mobilization of Consultants: Immediately after signing of the Contract Agreement.2. Hydrological Study and Detailed Design. Reliable and Cost Effective Bridge using appropriate technology. A cost comparison of different types of bridge shall be made and disussed with the DOR before proceeding to bridge site for soil investigation.SECTION III: CONSULTING SERVICES 3. collecting. In this study the following points related to the river. construction material. 3.2 Feasibility Study Feasibility study shall include the following: 3.1 Technical Feasibility Study: It should include review of the available data. provided required office logistics including office space for undertaking the project works.4.4 Scope of Works: The scope of works to be carried out by the consultant shall include but may not be limited to the following: 3. Nature and structure of the surface soil iii.1 Design Consultants: As per the procurement guidelines of the Government. the lead firm. Nepal consult (P) Ltd. Nature and structure of local as well as regional geology iv. the Department of Roads. reviewing and analysing the field data to be used in the study and conducting analysis to decide upon the technical feasibility of the bridge sites.4. With regard to personnel involvement. 3.4. 3. the Consultants started mobilization by engaging the Project Director along with supporting engineers and other staffs from 7 Baisakh 2070.

Other information required for river control. iii.4. in either ends of the bridge x.4. Govt. size and quantities of debris carried by the river v. duration and distribution of rain in the catchment vi. Traverse lines. The name of the nearest identifiable village/town etc.2. Nature. LWL.1 and the most suitable site of the bridge based on the above criteria of the site as well as the catchment area shall be selected. Velocity and depth of flow the time of survey xiv. which shall include the following: i. construction and/or maintenance of the bridge 3. Bed slope of the river which must start from 100m up of the U/S cross section and end at 100m down of the d/s cross section xii.2. Flood lines on either sides of the river in the entire area surveyed. According to the Indian Standard Criteria for Earthquake Resistance Design of structure IRC: 6 may be followed. The angle and direction of skew. 200 m downstream and 200 m from the river banks on either sides of the river at the proposed bridge site. xiii.3 Topographical Survey: The topographical survey of the area should cover a minimum distance of 500 m upstream. Shifting of the river in the past at proposed bridge site and in its vicinity xv. design.4. Lines with spot levels along which the bed slope of the river is taken iv. Other information relevant to design.5 Seismological Study: The consultants shall collect and refer to the available data regarding the seismic records of the area. Contour at 1 (one)m. Existence of reservoirs lakes etc in the catchment viii. Vegetation. Both bank of river v.25 m in plain area ii. 3. of the catchment vii. wetted perimeter and geological profile with silt factor of each strata ( at proposed bridge site only) shall be indicated (horizontal and vertical scale of the cross section shall be same) xi. area of the cross section. Existing bridge or other hydraulic structures across the river in the vicinity of the proposed bridge site with their details as much as possible ix. construction and maintenance of the bridge.2 Bridge Site Selection: Alternative bridge site shall be studied based on 3. Cross section covering 200m beyond flood lines of the river at proposed bridge site. if the bridge is proposed to be aligned skew ix. Possibility of change of catchment iv. The selected site should be clearly indicated in the map and all the characteristic features on the chosen bridge site shall be given. Lines along which cross section of the river is taken vi.4. in order to facilitate easy reference easy reference while designing the bridge.4 Hydrological Study: For determination of all design data the consultant shall carry out a detailed hydrometrical survey and hydrological study of the river and bridge site.2.1. 14 . and /or public establishments vii. General slope of the river from the critical point (origin) of the river up to bridge site and general slope of the catchment in both sides of the river. The topographical map should show the following: i. Intensity. viii. 3. at about 500m u/s and 200m d/s where in HFL. Maximum discharge calculated by established formula with different return periods and the peak discharge observed over a period of 100 years. cultivation etc.2.3. intervals in hilly area and at 0. Seismic Forces. Length of the river from origin up to bridge site iii. Catchment area of the river up to bridge site ii. benchmarks references lines and/or points with respect to which the present topomap is prepared. x.2. LBL.

vii. Field Tests and Laboratory Tests: the properties of the underlying soil are determine by field and laboratory tests of the soil samples obtain from the bore holes drilled to a depth as mentioned in the next section and/or the Bill of quantities. 15 . The cost of all the field and laboratory tests shall be incorporate in the cost of soil investigation works. After discussion and finalization of the bridge site/axis the consultant shall carry out subsurface exploration which shall include the following: 3. location of the bridge with respect to the complete road network of the district. The discussion will be done on the basis of the topographic maps. 3. maximum scour depth iii. cross-section.3 Preliminary Design of Bridges: After the selection of the proposed bridge site with alternatives and preparation of topographic maps the consultant shall prepare a Preliminary Design Report including feasibility report and discuss with concern Project In charge of the DOR on the overall feasibility of the site. Type of proposed foundation. type of structure etc. and suggest appropriate measures in the design for protection of surrounding Environment.1 Test pits and Auguring: test pits and auger-holes in the riverbed to a depth as mentioned in the BOQ for determining the mean particle size of riverbed material in each layer.2.3.4.4.6 Environmental Study: The consultant shall predict damages to the environment and attempt to mitigate or minimize the damages by choosing appropriate site. Generally the following tests are conducted for determination of soil properties: SN Type of test Frequency 1 Undisturbed soil sample at least 2 at each borehole 2 Standard penetration test as required but interval not less than 1. Linear waterway needed to be provided iv.3.5m 3 Grain size analysis at least 2 at each borehole 4 Hydrometer analysis at least 2 at each borehole 5 Moisture content at least 2 at each borehole 6 Bulk and dry density at least 2 at each borehole 7 Unconfined compression test at least 2 at each borehole 8 Consolidation test at least 2 at each borehole 9 Direct shear test at least 2 at each borehole If required by the field condition. preliminary findings of the parameters (i to vii) above. The most feasible proposed bridge site vi. the location of the boreholes shall be under each abutment and piers.4.3. the Consultant shall conduct other types of test. boring numbers and locations. The Environment Protection Act. Similarly the frequency of the above tests can be increased if required. concept design and other aspects as listed below for the detailed survey and design of the bridge: i.4. Environment Protection Rules and the DOR environment policies including Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF). Design discharge ii. Anticipated soil condition for foundation v. 3.2 Bore-holes. substructure and superstructure. River-training and approach roads. No separate payment shall be made for the tests. Scour depth. modified by GESU/DOR for bridges should be followed. As far as possible.

3. calculations.4 Analysis of Data. 3. timber etc. Quarry site of material with their available quantities should be shown on a sketch plan with references 3. 2 times the design scour depth. then drilling shall continue only for further 4m and the payment shall be done for 16m. sandy.5 times the least dimension of the foundation footing or 16 m. It is highly recommended to use prestressed concrete in their design. But in any cases the consultant shall be paid only up to the depth mentioned in the Bill of Quantities. boulders. The consultant shall discuss in detail at least three different option and shall recommend the most appropriate option. Ordinary RCC or steel superstructure shall only be accepted if there is sufficient ground in favor of them as compared with the pre-stressed concrete.3 Depth of Soil Exploration: The depth of soil exploration from ground level shall be as follows: SN Type of soil Governing depth 1 Silty. Whatever is maximum 3 Rocks (soft or hard) Not exceeding 8 m The above mentioned depths are indicative. the Consultant shall perform other studies.3.4.4. bills of quantities requirements of 16 . 3. if rock is exposed on the surface then drilling shall be done up to a depth of 8m and the payment shall be done for 8m.5 Miscellaneous If not covered by aforesaid. If rock is found at the beginning or at mid depth then the drilling works shall not exceed the depth as mentioned in the table above. But if the thickness of rock at the surface is 6m then the drilling shall continue further to the required maximum depth.5 Other Information: Availability of construction material like.4. with their engineering properties.3. The consultants are required to design the bridges keeping in view of the introduction of modern construction materials and technology into bridge construction industry. quantities and lead up to the bridge site.5 times the least dimension of the foundation footing or 20 m.4. The Consultant shall decide the actual required depth of soil investigation according to the field condition and design parameters. boulders) or 1. This certification document is mandatory for the payment of the drilling works. etc required to produce full and complete set of working drawings. specification.4. or 1. Conclusion and Recommendation of Design Parameters. explorations. if rock is found at a depth of 12m and if the maximum required depth is 16m.4 Soil Exploration Works to be Certified: the consultant must notify the commencement and completion of soil/rock drilling work to the Department.3. Whatever is maximum 2 Granular soil (Gravels. In such case the payment shall be made only for the actual depth. test surveys. For example. Based upon the above mentioned studies and investigation the consultant shall make the best use of their technical know-how and professional skill to arrive at and recommend the most cost effective design parameters. The department will send its representative to the site during the drilling operation either from Bridge Project or from concerned Division Roads Office / Project Offices to verify and certify the works and bore logs. clayed soil 3 times the design scour depth. 3. sand gravel.

The relevant codes of IRC for the design of bridges and Nepal Bridge Standards 2067 shall be followed. The list of all references literature and materials shall be provided on the report. the payment shall be adjusted according to the condition of contract and/or as mentioned in the BOQ. The eventuality of possible disturbance cannot be shown and hence is not shown in the work schedule which is appended as an appendix. norms and guidelines. We are.7 Use of Standard Design(s): Depending upon the site condition and other factors if the department ask the consultant in writing. which shall be made available by the DOR.5 Work Schedule: The consultant's work schedule is appended as an annex. If such Standard design is used the Consultant shall adjust the design of other parts of the bridges to incorporate the parameters of the Standard Design.6 Staffing Schedule: The staffing schedule presented earlier in our Technical proposal is recommended to be updated to reflect the duration of the consultancy services to approximately 10 months. Should there be any disturbance in the field survey works the work schedule may need to be revised and might affect the scheduled completion date as well. 3. The consultant shall produce detailed quantity estimate of the bridge and its accessories. If it is decided to use any standard design. The staffing schedule has been based upon the work programme developed after review of the current situation. 3.material and complete cost estimates for the bridge/s including related works based upon which construction activities can be started to complete without further study and/or reference to them.4. 3. Based on the consultant's experience the specific time havebeen allocated for each activities.6 Detailed Design and Quantity/Cost Estimates Based on the collection information and results of the discussion mentioned above the consultants shall design the bridge following the standard codes of practice. They shall collect information on sources of materials and their lead distances and prepared rate schedules and cost estimates based on the standard norms and prevailing district rates. The proposed revised staffing schedule recommends to use the services of the Project Director/Structural Engineer who will be primarily responsible for preparing Inception Report and then on he will liaison and coordinate the team including the Bridge Design Engineer for the successful completion of the whole assignment. 3. The schedule has been prepared in line with the time allocated by the contract agreement. 17 . This matter will be discussed and finalized during the presentation of the preliminary Design or at a later stage convenient to both parties. But due to present situation whereby the pre-monsoon rain has been very frequent and may disturb the field survey works. however planning to complete the field survey works before the onset of monsoon. the consultant can use the Standard Design of the part(s) of the bridge. The consultant shall design new technological bridge such as Pre-Stressed Bridges/ Arch Bridges/ Suspension Bridges / Cable Stayed or other new type of bridge acceptable to the Department. It should be mentioned here that the schedule has been prepared on the condition that the detailed field investigation works including survey will be completed before the onset of the monsoon.4.

Mr. From preliminary reconnaissance of field only approximately length of bridge is estimated which is mention in table 4. Bajhang were already carried out. Kaushal Ghimire. For Budghi Ganga khola bridge. Achham. Finding from preliminary reconnaissance of site and recommendation for further detailed survey are summarized as follows. there are ten (10) bridges in the Contract No. Bajura Budhi ganga khola bridge. currently Bridge is on construction phase. Dipak Manandhar as a Bridge Design Engineer to be supported by another Structural Engineer Mr. For other bridges there is no conflict on location and they required detail engineering survey for design of bridges. Selection of an appropriate superstructure is a critical factor in the planning and design stage.Bajhang Seti nadi bridge (tamail/jadar). Table: 4. BP-661-DSD-37-068/69 for feasibility study. bajhang and Seti nadi Bridge (tamail/jadar).1. Location of two bridge Mahamai khola bridge. detailed engineering survey and detail design of the bridges. Achham and Kodigad bridge. It is found that only six bridge required detail engineering survey for design of bridges which are mention in table below.1 approximate length and type of bridge recommended. Achham and Kodigad bridge)   For Karnali nadi bridge.N Name of Bridge Seti nadi bridge (pankot) .     Detail survey of two bridges. Bajhang Tipadighad bridge. Achham. Bajura 1 Detail survey is done by DOR 2 3 4 Detail survey is done by DOR Required 32 43 Required 18 . Final selection and recommendation of bridge will be done after feasibility study. detail engineering survey. as per contract document does not match with name provided by local people. Achham is not identified. For Chede khola bridge name of bridge. it is not included in list of contract agreement of DOR but added by DDC of Achham according to local people demand in place of two bridges whose location is not identified. Keshab Man Amatya has been proposed as Project Director and Mr. Approximatel y estimated span (m) Detail survey Remarks S. The man month input of each personnel is indicated in the Manning Schedule which is appended as an appendix. detail geological and hydrological investigation. Seti nadi bridge (pankot). SECTION IV: CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION As per contract agreement. (Mahamai khola bridge.

Achham Karnali nadi bridge. Achham Required 51 22 33 114 Required Required Required Under construction Not found on the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Not found on the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak 19 . Achham Mahamai khola bridge. Bajura Tapresera khola bridge. Bajura Budhi ganga khola bridge. Bajura Bire khola bridge.5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Kodarigad bridge. Achham Kodigad bridge.

ANNEXES 20 .

Annex A: Work Schedule 21 .

Annex B: Staffing Schedule 22 .

Annex C: Letter from DDC 23 .

Annex E: Data on location of bridge site. I.918 1121 m ’ III. Name of project: Tipadighad bridge.510 1098 m ’ II. Location: District Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) Bajura LB: Budhiganga-4 RB: Budhiganga-4 Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Tiapadighad khola Saphebagar Martadi Sadak On the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation Bridge span: 32m 081°24.469 ’ 29°24.926 ’ 29°24. Name of project: Budhi Ganga khola bridge. Name of project: Kodarigad bridge Location: District Bajura 24 . Location: District Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) Bajura LB: budhiganga-4 RB: budhiganga-6 Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Budhi ganga khola Saphebagar Martadi Sadak On the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation Bridge span: approx 43m 081°25.

151 1178 m ’ IV. Name of project: bire khola bridge Location: District Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) Bajura LB: Budhiganga-6 RB: Budhiganga-6 Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Bire khola Saphebagar Martadi Sadak On the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation Bridge span: 22m 081°27.764 ’ 29°25.298 ’ 29°26. Name of project: Tapresera khola bridge. Location: District Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) Bajura LB: Baramhamtola-1 RB: Baramhamtola-1 Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Tiapadighad khola Saphebagar Martadi Sadak On the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation 081°22.038 ’ 29°22.024 1236 m ’ V.Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) LB: Budhiganga-7 RB: Budhiganga-6 Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Kodarigad khola Saphebagar Martadi Sadak On the way of Saphebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation Bridge sapan: 51m 081°25. Bajura.982 991 m ’ 25 .

Khaptad Nandama Ramaroshan Badimalika paryatan marga. Name of project: Budhi ganga khola bridge. Budhi ganga khola Sanfebagar Martadi Sadak to Badimalika. Achham Location: District Village/town Name of road Name of river Origin and destination of road Chainage of the bridge site (chainage form origin of the road) Achham LB: Barhabis-7. RB: thati-1. Bajura. 26 . 2km away from Sanfebagar Martadi Sadak Geographic location: Easting Northing Elevation 081°18.164 827 m ’ ’ Bridge span: 114m Annex F: Location of bridge site on transportation map.Bridge span: 33m VI.123 29°19. Achham.

pankot. Bajhang: ii.jadar Bajhang: 27 .Annex G: Location of bridges site from Google maps i. Seti nadi bridge. Seti nadi bridge tamail.

Tipadighad bridge. Bajura: iv. Bajura: 28 .iii. Budhi ganga khola bridge.

Bajura: 29 . Bajura: vi. Bire khola bridge.v. Kodarigad bridge.

vii. Budhi ganga khola bridge. Ghatte khola/ tapresera khola bridge. Achham: 30 . Bajura: viii.

Achham: 31 . Karnali nadi bridge.ix.

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