Status of 64 Stadium as of January 17, 2024.
Status of 64 Stadium as of January 17, 2024.

Photos: Construction Works for 64 Stadium Now At 72% Complete

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The construction of 64 Stadium located at Eldoret West continues to gain momentum.

A status update on the works issued by the County Government of Uasin Gishu on January 17, 2024, indicates that they are now at 72.5 per cent to completion.

Ongoing works for various sections are also currently taking shape with the field having grass maintenance and preparation for laying of running track.

The 64 Stadium field which is now under maintainance. Photo/County.
The 64 Stadium field which is now under maintenance. Photo/County.

The survey works for the construction of a sewer line at the 64 Stadium which is crucial for ensuring the efficient integration of the new infrastructure into the existing ELDOWAS sewer system are also ongoing.

Detailed mapping of 64 Stadium

Further, surveyors are assessing the topography and soil conditions, identifying potential challenges and optimal routes for the sewer line.

Accurate measurements and detailed mapping will guide the construction process, minimizing disruptions and environmental impact. Additionally, the survey will consider factors such as utility lines, ensuring a seamless connection to the main sewer,” read part of the status update for the project.

A section of the stadium. Construciton works have been placed at 72.5 percent complete. Photo/County.
A section of the stadium. Construction works have been placed at 72.5 per cent complete. Photo/County.

This comprehensive survey approach aims to lay the foundation for a robust and well-integrated sewer system, vital for effective waste management in the vicinity of 64 Stadium,” it added.

Moreover, reinforcement works at the VIP podium are ongoing. They will ensure a stronger structure to enhance its durability and safety.

The process typically includes reinforcing columns, beams, as well as foundations to meet or exceed building code standards.

The goal is to ensure the VIP podium can withstand various loads and stresses, providing a secure environment for VIP events and activities. The use of high-quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship in reinforcement works contributes to the longevity and structural integrity of the VIP podium, meeting the highest standards of construction and safety.”

Works ongoing for the 64 Stadium VIP dias.
Works ongoing for the 64 Stadium VIP dias.

Electrical and plumbing works are on their second fixes currently as internal wallings of the first and third floors are being done.

Construction of the stadium is jointly funded by the World Bank and the county to the tune of Ksh1.2 billion.

In the 2023/2024 Uasin Gishu County budget, Ksh106.55 million was set aside for the stadium.

When completed, the 64 Stadium with a capacity of 12000 will bring to life the sporting activities in Eldoret City.

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