Myanmar: Developing the Asset Management Program for Myanmar Roads

Sovereign Project | 46370-001

Summary

In response to an immediate need to maintain existing road assets in Myanmar, in particular the core primary road network, the capacity development technical assistance (TA) would work directly with the Ministry of Construction (MOC) to develop an asset management and capacity development program.

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Project Name Developing the Asset Management Program for Myanmar Roads
Project Number 46370-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8327-MYA: Developing the Asset Management Program for Myanmar Roads
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.37 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description In response to an immediate need to maintain existing road assets in Myanmar, in particular the core primary road network, the capacity development technical assistance (TA) would work directly with the Ministry of Construction (MOC) to develop an asset management and capacity development program.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA directly supports ADB's Interim Country Partnership Strategy for Myanmar, 2012-2014, which highlights the priority needs for improved access and connectivity, and includes the transport sector as a priority area for ADB assistance.
Impact Improved national connectivity through road transport infrastructure and service improvements
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome A road maintenance and asset management prioritization program developed for the core road network managed by the MOC
Progress Toward Outcome The creation of the road asset databank is ongoing. At the end of December 2014, 20,000 km of roads had been surveyed, and 13,000 km of road data had been inputted into the road databank. Surveys will be completed in March 2015, and the databank will be complete by end of April 2015. Calibration of the HDM-IV road deterioration simulation model was expected to be complete by end of February 2015. Consultants have trained Public Works staff in surveying, road databank management, and road asset management, and prepared related guidebooks.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

(1) a comprehensive inventory of road assets maintained in a management database and information system

(2) A mechanism for prioritization of road maintenance prepared along with an investment program for financing assets inthe future, with corresponding performance management indicators for improved operations

(3) A capacity development program for asset management conducted

(4) Proposals prepared for mechanisms for providing sustainable financial resources for road asset management

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
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During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will include consultancy services to be provided by an engineering firm or one with similar qualifications. International consultants (31 person-months) and national consultants (28 person-months) will be engaged on a full-time or an intermittent basis to work with the Ministry of Construction Public Works staff assigned to the TA.
Procurement Equipment procurement will comply with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. The assets will be handed over to the executing and/or implementing agency with the TA is completed.
Responsible ADB Officer Adrien Veron-Okamoto
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of ConstructionDept of Highways, Room No.702,Bldg no.2
(B),Bagan Housing, Anawratha Rd, Blk 334
/344, Landmadaw Township,Yangon,Myanmar
Timetable
Concept Clearance 25 Sep 2012
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 20 Feb 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Mar 2015

TA 8327-MYA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Feb 2013 14 Aug 2013 14 Aug 2013 30 Nov 2014 30 Nov 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,365,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,365,000.00 20 Feb 2013 774,505.18
Title Document Type Document Date
Developing the Asset Management Program for Myanmar Roads Technical Assistance Reports Feb 2013

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