Sri Lanka: Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project (formerly Road Network Project [Provincial Roads])

Sovereign Project | 39619-013

Summary

The Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project (the Project) will rehabilitate about 370 kilometers (km) of provincial roads in Eastern Province and North Central Province (NCP). Pavement will be strengthened, and bridges, drainage, and culverts will be improved or replaced as necessary. Consulting

services will be provided to support project implementation, strengthening the project management capability of the Eastern Provincial Road Development Department (EPRDD) and North Central Provincial Road Development Authority (NCPRDA). Overall road sector management capacity in both provinces will be enhanced by (i) modernizing the EPRDD office, and (ii) improving the capacity of EPRDD and NCPRDA to manage road assets.

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Project Name Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project (formerly Road Network Project [Provincial Roads])
Project Number 39619-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2546-SRI: Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project (formerly Road Network Project [Provincial Roads])
Asian Development Fund US$ 70.00 million
TA 7347-SRI: Capacity Development of the Provincial Road Agencies
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description

The Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project (the Project) will rehabilitate about 370 kilometers (km) of provincial roads in Eastern Province and North Central Province (NCP). Pavement will be strengthened, and bridges, drainage, and culverts will be improved or replaced as necessary. Consulting

services will be provided to support project implementation, strengthening the project management capability of the Eastern Provincial Road Development Department (EPRDD) and North Central Provincial Road Development Authority (NCPRDA). Overall road sector management capacity in both provinces will be enhanced by (i) modernizing the EPRDD office, and (ii) improving the capacity of EPRDD and NCPRDA to manage road assets.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Those who live in eastern Sri Lanka have especially suffered from the consequences of the country's prolonged conflict. With the holding of elections in the Eastern Province, and the constitution of the Provincial Council, the Government of Sri Lanka has focused on Eastern Province's development (and that of adjacent provinces) within the framework of devolution introduced by the 13th amendment to the Constitution. The Project will support the Government's objective by improving provincial roads and strengthening and enhancing capacity of devolved structures of provincial road institutions in Eastern Province and adjacent NCP. The Project will improve connectivity in the provinces transport networks. Improved roads in conjunction with a range of other carefully coordinated measures proposed in the country partnership strategy (CPS) and designed to strengthen administrative and absorptive capacity in poorer regions will contribute to poverty reduction. By improving connectivity to neglected areas, the Project will support socially inclusive development. Therefore, it will contribute to reducing regional disparities in Sri Lanka, the Project is in line with the CPS. The institutional capacities of EPRDD and NCPRDA must be strengthened, particularly in planning, programming, and contract administration. The Project will also help strengthen their institutional capacity in road asset management.
Impact Improved transport system in Sri Lanka
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

(1) Improved road network in Eastern and North Central Provinces

(2) Improved institutional capacity at provincial level

Progress Toward Outcome

(1) Improved road network in Eastern and North Central Provinces - all the civil work contracts have been completed

(2) Improved institutional capacity at provincial level - Completed (under TA 7347)

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Provincial roads are rehabilitated and improved, and selected bridge links are rehabilitated and replaced.

EPRDD and NCPRDA project management capability is enhanced.

EPRDD's office facilities are improved.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

(1) Provincial roads are rehabilitated and improved, and selected bridge links are rehabilitated and replaced - All civil works contracts packages have been awarded and completed.

Eeastern Province Roads

Kariyappar Road Maruthamunai - 1.1km

Natpaddimunai Pandiruppu Boundary Road - 2.5km

Thuraipathi Amman Kovil Road - 1.2km

Sainthamaruthu Kalmunaikudy Boundary Road - 1.1km

Vilaniyadi Road - 3.6km

Malwatte Surippodai Road - 5.0km

Karthivu Village Road - 2.1km

Mandoor Main Channel Road from Central Camp - 4.0km

Central Road Ninthavur - 1.3km

Alayadivambu Road - 1.6km

Manal (Hajra) Road - 1.8km

Lahugala Village Road - 5.0km

Himidurawa Paragahakalle Road - 3.2km

Damana Ambalanoya Pannalgama Road -22.6km

Arasadi Field Road - 5.0km

Akkarapattu Neethai Ambalanoya Road - 6.5km

Kolamanthalawa Miriswatte Arluppitiya Road - 5.4km

Kekirihena Ellagoda Road - 6.0km

Kokkuvil Sathurukondan Thannamunai Village Road - 4.9km

New Boundary Road - 2.4km

Valaiyaravu Bridge Approach Road -1.0km

Police Station Eruvil Road - 1.2km

Divulana Vellavely Road - 10.0km

Thumpankerny Thikkopdai Road - 7.0km

Thalankudah Manmunai Mavadimunai Road - 13.1km

Vavunativu Aiyithiyamunai Road - 5.3km

Hensmen Road - 14.5km

Vavichenai Access Road -5.0km

Oddamavady Meeravodai Road - 1.7km

Kiran Ferry Road - 1.3km

Komariya Mandur Road - 10km

Kanniya Allesgarden Road - 3.2km

Kuchchaveli Kallampathai Road -9.7km

Kaivaikal Kakamunai Munaichchenai Road -1.9km

P.K.T. Road -37.4km

Branch Channel Road -10.8km

L.B Channel Road -16.0km

Kantalai Wanela Road - 6.4km

North Central Province Roads

Gallenbidunuwewa - Nikawewa Rd - 3.3km

Kebithigollewa - Hendagala Rd - 4.8km

Kiriketuwewa - Kalawediulpotha Rd - 4.0km

Kiriketuwewa - Bandaraulpatha - Kapugollewa Rd - 20.3km

Gurugalhina - Ellapothana - Walahaiddawewa Rd - 16.8km

Ranpathwila - Allewewa Rd - 2.5km

Yakawewa - Indigollewa Rd

Gonapathirawa-Senapura-Kagama-Akkara 500 Rd -13.0km

Olukarada -Gannewalpola Rd - 6.4km

Welioya -Thammennawa -Kahapathwilagama Rd - 33.6km

Pothana - Ihalagama Rd - 7.1km

Maradankadawala - Muriyakadawala Rd - 8.5km

Andiyagala - Nanwaththegama Rd - 15.8km

Ethakada - Etambagaskada - Tonigala Rd -12.8km

Mahadiulwewa-Paranahalmilawewa-Puhudilwewa Rd - 12.5km

Dachchidamana - Paranahalmillewa Rd - 4.6km

Thekkawatha - Pulleliya Rd -7.7km

Kirigollewa - Hirallugama Rd -10.6km

Anuradhapura - Oyamaduwa - Pemaduwa Rd -16.5km

Oayamaduwa - Thantrimale Rd -22.1km

Singharagama-Ranorawa-Nikawewa Rd - 26.7km

Parasangaswewa - Katukeliyawa Rd -26.7km

Aluthgama - Asirithgama Rd -5.6km

Yakawewa - Mahakoongaskada Rd -8.1km

Etaweeragollewa - Indigollewa Rd -5.5km

Welikanda-Singhepura Rd

Medirigiriya-Meegaswewa Rd - 17.0km

Kaduruwela-Muslim Colani Rd - 4.4km

D1 East Channel Bund Rd - 11.7km

Manikkampitiya Channel Bund Rd - 2.2km

Aselapura-Kurulubedda Rd -11.6km

(2) EPRDD and NCPRDA project management and road maintenance capability is enhanced - Completed

(3) EPRDD's office facilities are improved - Two offices in Batticalo have been completed and equipped with all facilities

Geographical Location Eastern and North Central Provinces
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects No adverse issues are identified. Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) for all contracts are being implemented. PICs are monitored the implementation of EMPs. Details of progress are monthly reported
Involuntary Resettlement Roads are improved within existing right of way ( within existing road corridor) and no land acquisition required. Grievance redress committees are functioning to address issues related to ongoing construction activities, like drainage issues, access to properties, etc.
Indigenous Peoples N/A
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Completed
During Project Implementation Completed
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants were recruited in line with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. PICs were selected using quality cost-based selection procedure. PRDD and PRDA hired a separate consulting team as the Project Implementation Consultant (PIC), which have assumed the role of the "Engineer" for the civil works Contracts. The PIC teams for both PRDD and PRDA mobilized on 1 January 2010.
Procurement All procurement to be financed under the proposed ADB loancarried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. National competitive bidding is used for all civil works contracts and for supply contracts estimated at $100,000 to $1.0 million. Shopping is used for supply contracts worth less than $100,000. Advance contracting was used with the Government's understanding that such actions do not commit ADB to approve the Project.
Responsible ADB Officer Aruna Uddeeptha Nanayakkara
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Prov'l Councils & Regional DevelopmentMr. Eric IllayapparachchiNo. 330, Union Place, Colombo-2, Sri Lanka
Timetable
Concept Clearance 29 Jan 2009
Fact Finding 19 Feb 2009 to 05 Mar 2009
MRM 15 Apr 2009
Approval 16 Sep 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Feb 2009
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2015

Loan 2546-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Sep 2009 22 Oct 2009 13 Nov 2009 30 Jun 2014 30 Sep 2014 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 78.15 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 70.00 16 Sep 2009 65.84 0.00 94%
Counterpart 8.15 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 16 Sep 2009 65.33 0.00 94%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

TA 7347-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Sep 2009 13 Oct 2009 13 Oct 2009 29 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 16 Sep 2009 611,683.17
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

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