Kwanobhule Area 11: Civil Engineering Infrastructure for Housing Projects
Lukhozi Consulting Engineers has been appointed by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality for the development of Kwanobuhle Area 11. The development consists of low-cost housing (3300 Erven) situated along the Rocklands road near Uitenhage.
Lukhozi is responsible for the design and implementation of the civil engineering services namely water, sewer, roads and stormwater infrastructure for this development. The development has been split into six phases, with phases one to three complete and phase four currently under construction. As part of the programme, local SMME subcontractors are involved in the construction contracts. The greatest challenges faced on this development are dealing with the local communities. Lukhozi has built great trust with the local communities is executing this programme. Other challenges encountered during construction include poor ground conditions, hard rock and steep slopes on the site.