Philippines: Road Sector Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 41076-012

Summary

The objective of the proposed TA is to prepare a project to improve the national road network in the Philippines by carrying out periodic road maintenance and rehabilitation of selected national roads. The project will consist of three phases and will be financed using ADB's multitranche financing facility (MFF) in three tranches. The first phase will involve carrying out periodic road maintenance of selected national roads and design of the works to be undertaken during the second phase. The second and third phases will involve rehabilitation of selected national roads, periodic road maintenance, and design of the works to be undertaken during the subsequent phases.

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Project Name Road Sector Improvement Project
Project Number 41076-012
Country Philippines
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7093-PHI: Road Sector Improvement Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 660,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objective of the proposed TA is to prepare a project to improve the national road network in the Philippines by carrying out periodic road maintenance and rehabilitation of selected national roads. The project will consist of three phases and will be financed using ADB's multitranche financing facility (MFF) in three tranches. The first phase will involve carrying out periodic road maintenance of selected national roads and design of the works to be undertaken during the second phase. The second and third phases will involve rehabilitation of selected national roads, periodic road maintenance, and design of the works to be undertaken during the subsequent phases. The TA will include (i) selecting project roads; (ii) preparing traffic forecasts for the selected road; and (iii) preparing the preliminary design and cost estimates for the preferred option for meeting the traffic forecast; (iv) developing appropriate institutional arrangements for implementing the project; (v) an economic analysis of the proposed road improvements; and (vi) analysis of the environmental and social impacts of the project, including resettlement effects and poverty analysis.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Transport on the national road network becomes more efficient.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA is a design of a project for improvement of national roads in the Philippines, to be financed through a multitranche financing facility, including the detailed design of the first phase.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs That technical assessments are completed and that project design requirements are accomplished.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment
Involuntary Resettlement C
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 An international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. A total of about 11 person-months of international and 42 person-months of national consulting services will be required. The consultants will have extensive experience in (i) transport planning, including related financial management; (ii) economic evaluation of road projects; (iii) transport policy institutional arrangements; and (iv) environmental, social, and poverty impact assessments, including resettlement.
Responsible ADB Officer Jeffrey M. Miller
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Dept. of Public Works & HighwaysEstrella Villarvillar.estrella@dpwh.gov.phDPWH Building
Bonifacio Drive, Port Area
Manila, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 26 Mar 2008
Fact Finding 03 Oct 2007 to 07 Oct 2007
MRM -
Approval 02 Jul 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Jan 2009
Last PDS Update 07 Nov 2010

TA 7093-PHI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Jul 2008 29 Jul 2008 29 Jul 2008 31 Mar 2009 31 Dec 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
660,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 660,000.00 02 Jul 2008 659,622.30

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