TANROADS – Dar es Salaam to Chalinze Expressway – Tanzania - Project Profile

TANROADS – Dar es Salaam to Chalinze Expressway – Tanzania - Project Profile


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The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), an executive agency under the Ministry of Works (MoW), is undertaking the upgrade of a road section in Tanzania.

The project involves the upgrade of a 144km road section connecting Dar es Salaam to Chalinze. It will include the construction of a six-lane expressway for the first 50km from Dar es Salaam, reducing to a four-lane expressway for the remaining way to Chalinze.

The project also includes the construction of eight interchanges, seven toll plazas, weighbridges as well as a number of bridges as depicted, service roads, amenities for road users, and the installation of toll gates, traffic signals and information boards.

The Project is supported by the Central Corridor Transit Transportation Facilitation Agency (CCTFA), and its project associates, namely which includes the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission, NEPAD Agency and World Economic Forum (WEF).

Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd has been appointed to undertake the public-private partnership viability study and J Maynard as the financial adviser.

On January 9, 2013, MoW, represented by Tanroads, invited expressions of interest (EOI) for implementation of the project on design-build (DB), design, build and operate (DBO), build, operate and transfer (BOT), or similar arrangements, with a submission deadline on February 25, 2013. 19 firms have expressed interest in the bidding; however, further details are not reported.

In June 2014, MoW invited EOI for the transaction advisory services consultant with a submission deadline as on June 24, 2014. The scope of work is to carry our preliminary design and feasibility study, preparation of tender documents, tender administration and facilitation of financial close for construction and operation of the project.

On January 22, 2015, Cheil Engineering Co. Ltd in joint venture (JV) with Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements; Korea Expressway Corporation; Sambo Engineering Co. Ltd; Kyongdong Engineering Co. Ltd; and in association with Namu Accounting Corporation; Jehyun Attorney; Mirac Transportation Co. Ltd; Interconsult Ltd; Murl AAETEC; and Deogratias J. Lyimo & Co. Advocate were appointed as study consultants and transaction advisors.

A concept study to develop a toll road through a public-private partnership (PPP) was conducted in September 2011, which was followed by feasibility studies in December 2016.

The proposed PPP arrangement will require the TANROADS to enter into a 28-year concession with the private sector which will include a three-year design and build phase followed by a 25-year operational period.

In 2017, the project received feasibility study approvals from The Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Works, Transport & Communication and TANROADS.

A tender for the construction contract was expected in November 2017, however, there is no information on the invitation. Subject to the appointment of contractor, financial closure is expected by December 2018.


The project involves the upgrade of a 144km road section connecting Dar es Salaam to Chalinze in Tanzania.

The US$1,044 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of grade separated junctions/interchanges

2. Construction of service roads

3. Construction of toll collection facilities

4. Installation of toll gates

5. Installation of information boards

6. Installation of traffic signals

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