Eptisa carries out the supervision of emergency works in response to Hurricane Sandy in Haiti

The duration of the project is eight months and it will be implemented in the departments South, Grande-Anse, Nippes, West and Nord

October 14 2013

On October 23, 2012 Hurricane Sandy reached Haiti, causing 55 deceased, severe flooding and extensive damage to homes, crops, land, animals and public infrastructure of the island such as the destruction of roads and bridges.

The Government of the Republic of Haiti declared a state of emergency on October the 30th and, represented by the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (MTPTC), received a grant from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to finance the emergency response program of road rehabilitation in the Hurricane Sandy in the departments: South, Grande-Anse, Nippes, West and Nord.

In order to carry out this program, the MTPTC has awarded to Eptisa the contract Supervision of emergency works in response to Hurricane Sandy that will last eight months.

The works can be summarized in the construction of new culverts, new ditches for road drainage and retaining structures for road embankments by means of masonry walls, gabions or reinforced concrete. It will be also carry out paving works for repairing and strengthening of unpaved roads surface, repairing structural elements and other equipment of damaged bridges and hydraulic protection works for foundations and abutments of bridges, among others.

The overall objective of the services to be provided by Eptisa is mainly to consider all aspects to ensure that the works complies with the specifications of works contracts and quality requirements stated in the norms and standards, while ensuring compliance with deadlines and budgets allocated to the project.


 
 Eptisa carries out the supervision of emergency works in response to Hurricane Sandy in Haiti