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Assignment Name: Feasibility Study of 3rd Karnaphuli Bridge over the river Karnaphuli at Chittagong financed by Dutch Fund


Country: Bangladesh

Project Location within the Country: Chittagong district



Professional staff provided by our Firm:

No. of Staff: 5

No. of Person-Months: 3

Name of the Client: RHD


Start Date (month/year):


Feb. 2001



Completion Date (month/year):


June 2001


Approx. Values of Services:††


Tk. 0.35 million


Name of the Associated Firms, if any:††††††††


HASKONING B.V., INTERBETON B.V., Robert Benaim of Netherlands.

No. of Person-Months of professional staff provided by associated firm:

Name of Senior Staff Involved and Functions Performed:


1.†† Mr. M.A. Sobhan†††††††††† -†††††††††† Bridge Engineer

2.†† Md. Lutfor Rahman††††††† -†††††††††† Hydraulic & River Training Engineer

3.†† Mr. M.A. Sattar/†††††††††††† -†††††††††† Highway and Transportation Engineer

††††† Md. Serajul Islam

4.†† Mr. Moinuddin Tazim†††† -†††††††††† Sociologist


Detailed Narrative Description of Project:


Prepare feasibility study for construction of 3rd Karnaphuli bridge including site selection and approach road at both ends.





Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by the Staff:


Feasibility Study for construction of a new bridge in place of the existing Shah Amanat Bridge (called the second bridge). The study includes - development of traffic across Karnafuli river, possible crossing alternatives, transport alternatives, design aspects of bridge and river works, preliminary design for bridge and river training work, environmental and social impact assessment, cost estimate and economic evaluation.



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.