Indonesia: Regional Roads Development II

Sovereign Project | 38479-035

Summary

The proposed project will rehabilitate sections of national and strategic roads to strengthen domestic connectivity in select provinces of East and West Kalimantan, and West, Central, and East Java. Some road sections will be the missing links and extensions of the ongoing Regional Roads Development Project. The project is expected to bring inclusive development for areas that are presently not well-connected to major population centers, improve access to basic social and health services, improve global and national food security by stimulating local agro-industry and boosting exports futher, serve as a magnet for private sector investment, and extend better regional connectivity to neighboring countries, as well as to improve inter-island connectivity. It is expected that the project will directly benefit road users annually and help life living standards in 6 provinces, with a total population of 111.4 million people

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Regional Roads Development II Jun 2013
Regional Roads Development II Jul 2012

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Project Name Regional Roads Development II
Project Number 38479-035
Country Indonesia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8138-INO: Regional Roads Development II
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed project will rehabilitate sections of national and strategic roads to strengthen domestic connectivity in select provinces of East and West Kalimantan, and West, Central, and East Java. Some road sections will be the missing links and extensions of the ongoing Regional Roads Development Project. The project is expected to bring inclusive development for areas that are presently not well-connected to major population centers, improve access to basic social and health services, improve global and national food security by stimulating local agro-industry and boosting exports futher, serve as a magnet for private sector investment, and extend better regional connectivity to neighboring countries, as well as to improve inter-island connectivity. It is expected that the project will directly benefit road users annually and help life living standards in 6 provinces, with a total population of 111.4 million people
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

1. Indonesia is an archipelago with more than 17,000 islands. It relies heavily on transport connections to link the islands and regions together. Though the larger islands have extensive road dominated internal transport systems, the network still is incomplete, fragmented and poorly maintained for internal travel. The poor condition of many roads, caused by insufficient maintenance and overloaded trucks, also leads to a high operating costs and high incidence of accidents and loss of life.

2. The lack of transport sector investment over the past decade has resulted in increased transportation cost and an erosion of Indonesia's competiveness. Chronic under-investment in transport infrastructure remains one of Indonesia's critical development constraints . Sustained longer term funding of transport infrastructure at 5% of gross domestic product will be needed to close the infrastructure supply gap. In the past this has meant exclusively public funding. Around 2005, the Government realized that it alone could not finance the volume of investment required and called for increased private infrastructure investment through private sector participation and public-private partnership (PPP) projects. However, attempts to get the private sector to invest in the construction and management of transport infrastructure have so far been largely unsuccessful. ADB is assisting PPP aspects through ongoing Infrastructure Reform Sector Development Program .

3. The Government's national transport strategy growth is guided overall by Systranas . The RPJMN for the period from 2010 to 2014 emphasizes enhanced domestic connectivity through major infrastructure development and transport sector reforms. The specific objectives for transport sector development are to: (i) improve capacity of transport infrastructure and to reduce backlogs and bottlenecks in transport services; (ii) develop integrated, intermodal and inter-island transport as recommended in the blueprint of multimodal transport (to achieve a 90% stable road network, to increase domestic sea transport market share by 100%, to increase market shares of railway freight by 7% and passenger market shares by 23%); (iii) to improve accessibility to transport infrastructure and services (to improve pioneer transport services in remote areas are to provide transport services for low income people through public service operation schemes); (iv) to improve the level of transport safety (to reduce transport accidents by 50% by 2014); (v) to conduct institutional restructuring; and (vi) to contribute to climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts (to develop eco-airports and eco-ports, and to reduce use of private vehicles in major cities) . Achievement of these objectives relies on adequate funding out of the APBN budget.

4. Roads account for majority of the freight (70%) and interurban passenger land transport (82%), hence their coverage and condition is crucial to economic growth and social development. About one-third of all vehicle travel is made on national road network. Road travel speeds remain low, averaging 42 kilometers (km) per hour on the national road network. These low speeds reflect poor geometric road standards in terrains especially hilly terrains, combined with poor traffic management, and the proximity of ribbon development and other land use issues along road rights of way. To keep pace with rising demand, road capacity, traffic management, connectivity, and improvements are urgently needed. Road safety is a particular concern as traffic accidents are one of highest causes of death in Indonesia, and Indonesia has one of the highest levels of accidents among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The Government is also reviewing its own regulations related to road maintenance and axle load control.

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Description of Outcome
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Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
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Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Local communities, community-based organizations, civil society organizations, local schools, road users, and government agencies are involved in the project at national and local levels. The methods to be used for stakeholder consultations vary depending on th eneed and stakeholder characteristic. The methods include (i) public consultation meetings and focus group discussions to discuss development purposes, potential impacts, and required mitigation measures to address the impacts; (ii) meetings with non-government organizations, community-based organizations, customary organizations; and (iii) meeting and interview with government officials both at national and local levels. Information sharing is envisaged for project design and consultation and participation plan will be prepared.
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services An international consulting firm will be engaged to implement the TA. The TA will require 12 positions in international and 14 positions in national consultants. The requirement of international consultants is 41 person-months and 49 persons-months for national consultants. ADB will use the quality- and cost-based selection (ration 90:10) with full technical proposal to select the consulting firm.
Responsible ADB Officer Yasushi Tanaka
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Directorate General of Highways (BINA MARGA)Jl. Pattimura No. 20
P.O. Box 21, Kebayoran Baru
Jakarta 12110, Indonesia
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 08 Aug 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015

TA 8138-INO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 13 Sep 2012 31 Oct 2013 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 08 Aug 2012 1,153,235.67
Title Document Type Document Date
Regional Roads Development II Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Jun 2013
Regional Roads Development II Concept Papers Jul 2012

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