Kyrgyz Republic: CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3

Sovereign Project | 42399-023 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping the Kyrgyz Republic to continue upgrading the Bishkek-Torugart Road. The project will improve the 60-kilometer section from At Beit to Torugart at the border with the People's Republic of China. It will also strengthen infrastructure management skills of government staff engaged in the road sector.

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Project Name CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3
Project Number 42399-023
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2755-KGZ: CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3
Asian Development Fund US$ 55.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
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 Project closing extended from 31 Mar 2016 to 31 Dec 2017 to coincide with the closing date of additional financing. Project is likely to achieve outcome.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

As of March 2016, 96% of works have been completed, only minor works are remaining. The remaining works, such as road furniture road markings, and spillage collection system with retention ponds and drainage will be completed in Q2 and Q3 2016. Physical completion of the project is expected in Q4 2016. Contractor is preparing for road handover to MOTC in Q4 2016. The civil works is now in defects notification period since Oct 2015.

There is a cost overrun of about $1.2 million due to the price escalation of civil works. The MOF has been informed on the price escalation.

Safety audit achievement will be assessed in 2017.

EMP monitoring is ongoing. EMRs for 2015 were disclosed. The EMP compliance achievement will be assessed fully in 2016

Activities relating to the soft component, i.e. improvement of infrastructure management skills are ongoing. This includes (i) preparation of a draft Road Sector Strategy, (ii) capacity strengthening seminars and workshops for EA staff, and (iii) review of current institutional framework and legislation, and proposals on an institutional reform. Recruitment of capacity strengthening consultant and institutional experts is ongoing.

Geographical Location Bishkek-Torugart

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The updated EIA/EMP was disclosed. EMP monitoring is ongoing. EMP compliance achievement will be assessed fully in 2016.
Involuntary Resettlement Involuntary resettlement has been downgraded from B to C as the original foreseeable reallocation of trailers on project site is no longer needed. A due diligence report was disclosed.
Indigenous Peoples None.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Several meetings were held with nongovernment organizations to explain the project's scope, impact monitoring and control measures, and grievance redress mechanism. Dialogue and public awareness meetings will continue throughout the project's implementation. MOTC''s social development and environment specialists work closely with their counterparts in the contractor and the supervision consultant teams to ensure maximum benefit to all stakeholders and compliance.
During Project Implementation Dialogue and public awareness meetings will continue throughout the project's implementation. Formal and informal discussions on project implementation are being held with concerned individuals.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Construction supervision contract awarded on 17 May 2012 for $2.5 million.

Procurement

Procurement of goods, civil works, and related services financed from the loan will be done in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Civil works contract was awarded on 23 Aug 2012 for $47 million.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Mirdin Eshenaliev
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport and Roads
42, N. Isanov St.
Bishkek City 720017
Kyrgyz Republic

Timetable

Concept Clearance 17 May 2010
Fact Finding 24 Sep 2010 to 14 Oct 2010
MRM 11 Feb 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Jun 2010
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Loan 2755-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Jun 2011 19 Sep 2011 13 Feb 2012 31 Mar 2016 31 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 70.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 55.00 07 Jun 2011 49.02 0.00 95%
Counterpart 15.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 07 Jun 2011 48.97 0.00 95%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory - - 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
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3: Section km 479 to 539 Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2015
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road), Project 3: Section KM 479 to 539 - Biannual Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) (Russian Translation) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road), Project 3: Section KM 479 to 539 - Biannual Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3: Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessments Mar 2015
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Projects 1, 2, and 3: Detailed Bird Survey and Assessment Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek–Torugart Road) Project 3: Biannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3: Section Km 479–539 2nd Environmental Monitoring Report (January - June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (June-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2014
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3 (Km 479-539) Environmental Impact Assessments Jan 2014
CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3 Environmental Impact Assessments Sep 2013
Кыргызская Республика: Транспортный коридор-1 ЦАРЭС, (Реабилитация автодороги Бишкек - Нарын - Торугарт) Проект 3, км 479-539 Environmental Impact Assessments Jul 2013
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road), Project 3: (Km 479-539) Environmental Impact Assessments Jul 2013
Кыргызская Республика: Транспортный коридор Environmental Impact Assessments Dec 2010
CAREC Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3: Draft Environmental Impact Assessment (as of Board approval) Environmental Impact Assessments Nov 2010
CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3 (Draft) Environmental Impact Assessments Nov 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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