Sri Lanka: Southern Transport Development Project (Supplementary Financing)

Sovereign Project | 26522-023 Status: Closed

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Project Name Southern Transport Development Project (Supplementary Financing)
Project Number 26522-023
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2413-SRI: Southern Transport Development Project (Supplementary Financing)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 90.00 million
TA 7065-SRI: Land Use Planning of the Southern Highway Corridor (piggybacked)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The Substantial completion certificate was issued on 19 May 2011 for the Civil Work Contract of ADB funded section. Defect notification period was completed in August 2012. The Expressway section from Kottawa to Galle was opened to public on 26 November 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The goverment received allocation from export and import bank of China to finance the balance work from Pinnaduwa to Godagama section of STDP

On Going

Completed

Completed

Completed.

Four intercahnge development plans have been prepared under TA 7566 and the balance are being prepared by UDA.

The TA is completed.

Completed

Geographical Location Southern Highway, Sri Lanka

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

Services of the construction supervision consultant funded by the original 1999 loan continueD until February 2008. Thereafter, additional inputs of about 140 person-months of international consulting and 1,040 of national consulting has been recruited under the supplementary loan to supervise civil works in Kurundugahahetekma-Pinnaduwa interchange section and Galle access road.

The original management consultant, financed by the Nordic Development Fund, provided services until the end of 2008. Thereafter, an additional 34 person-months of international consulting and 218 person-months of national consulting has been recruited under the supplementary loan.

The consultants was using quality- and cost-based selection, and single-source selection.

Procurement The existing civil works contract was restructured to include four-lane construction with reduced road length of 29.2 km, which is the Kurundugahahetekma-Pinnaduwa interchange section, and approximately 5.6 km of Galle access road.This contract is now completed. The balance of works for the Pinnaduwa interchange-Matara section, including four-lane construction, has procured by following the Government procurement laws and procedures.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Aruna Nanayakkara
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Highways and Road Development
Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda
9th Floor, "Sethsiripaya" Battaramulla, Sri Lanka

Timetable

Concept Clearance 03 Jul 2006
Fact Finding 03 Oct 2006 to 13 Oct 2006
MRM 31 Aug 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 13 May 2009
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2013

Loan 2413-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Mar 2008 30 Apr 2008 13 Jun 2008 30 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2013 05 Jul 2013
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 179.10 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 90.00 06 Mar 2008 90.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 89.10 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 06 Mar 2008 90.00 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

TA 7065-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Mar 2008 02 May 2008 02 May 2008 31 May 2009 31 Oct 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 375,000.00 06 Mar 2008 293,103.24
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Southern Transport Development Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Apr 2007

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Sri Lanka: Southern Transport Development Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2015

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