Azerbaijan: East-West Highway Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 35457-013 Status:

Summary

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Project Results

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    94

    kilometers of road that have been built or upgraded

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    429,419

    average daily vehicle-kilometers using roads built or upgraded in the first full year of operation

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Project Name East-West Highway Improvement Project
Project Number 35457-013
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2205-AZE: East-West Highway Improvement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 49.00 million
Loan 2206-AZE: East-West Highway Improvement Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 3.00 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Yevlakh-Ganja, and Qazakh-Georgian border section

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 A total of 984 person-months of consulting services (99 international and 885 domestic) will be required to assist in Project implementation. Under the road improvement component, (i) a consulting firm for detailed design and construction supervision for reconstruction of the Yevlax-Ganja section and Qazax-Georgia border section (64 person-months for international and 805 person-months for domestic consultants), and (ii) a consulting firm to assist in implementing the road sector institutional strengthening component (25 person-months for international and 60 person-months for domestic consultants). For the latter, the scope includes capacity building in road maintenance, axle load control, road safety, financial management, environmental and social management of road development, and project implementation management. The consulting firm will also help the executing agency monitor and verify compliance with resettlement action plans and environment mitigation and management plans. Under the cross-border facilitation component, individual consultants for border post infrastructure development and capacity building (10 person-months for international and 20 person-months for domestic consultants), will be engaged.
Procurement Procurement of goods and services to be financed out of the proposed loan will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. All contracts for civil works and supply of equipment will be divided into suitable contract packages. Contracts valued in excess of $1.0 million equivalent for civil works and $500,000 equivalent for goods will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB). Civil work contracts valued at $1.0 million or less will follow local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB. For equipment contracts ranging between $100,000 - $500,000, international shopping procedures will be used; and for contracts not exceeding $100,000, direct purchase procedures will be followed. Advance procurement action for civil works was approved by ADB on 10 May 2005.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Balabhaskara Bathula
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
AzerRoadService Open Joint-Stock Company
Mr. Adil Gojayev
info@piu-ahp.az
72/4 Uzeyir Hajibeyov Street AZ1010 Baku

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 22 Apr 2010

Loan 2205-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2005 01 Jun 2006 27 Oct 2006 31 May 2010 - 15 Jun 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 68.80 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 49.00 08 Dec 2005 38.35 0.00 97%
Counterpart 19.80 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 08 Dec 2005 39.35 0.00 100%

Loan 2206-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2005 01 Jun 2006 27 Oct 2006 31 May 2010 - 15 Jun 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 3.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 3.00 08 Dec 2005 1.05 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 08 Dec 2005 1.05 0.00 100%

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.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Azerbaijan: East–West Highway Improvement Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2013

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