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Mongolia: Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 48186-001 Status: Closed

The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) financed under ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF) was approved on 19 December 2014 for $1,000,000. The PPTA was to prepare a project which would produce three outputs: (i) enhance road capacity and safety; (ii) improve road asset, management capacity, and implementation; and (iii) improve project preparation, supervision and implementation. The Ministry of Roads and Transportation Development (MRTD) is the executing agency (EA).

Project Details

Project Officer
Miller, Jeffrey M. East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Mongolia
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project
Project Number 48186-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8852-MON: Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
TA 8852-MON: Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 175,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) financed under ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF) was approved on 19 December 2014 for $1,000,000. The PPTA was to prepare a project which would produce three outputs: (i) enhance road capacity and safety; (ii) improve road asset, management capacity, and implementation; and (iii) improve project preparation, supervision and implementation. The Ministry of Roads and Transportation Development (MRTD) is the executing agency (EA).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Mongolia is a large, sparsely populated country located between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Russian Federation. Rapid development of mining sector brought to the country economic growth but limited employment, the critical ingredient of inclusive economic growth. To promote inclusive economic growth, regional economic cooperation and trade the country needs to develop its regional road network, trade and logistics infrastructure and thereby boost agriculture, agribusiness and tourism. To ensure sustainability of its transport infrastructure, it needs to establish an efficient road asset management system.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The consultation and participation strategy will ensure timely information to the project affected communities and all relevant agencies. Consultation and participation will include organizing public meetings and focus groups with affected communities.
During Project Implementation The executing agency and the implementing agency, with support of the consulting team, will undertake consultations with key stakeholders.All consulting services contracts were completed. MOF requested follow up actions on the Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project. The Government request is based on the urgent needs and public opinions stemmed from severe damages caused by recent floods. In response, the TA amount was increased by $175,000 funded through ADB TASF and TA was also extended from 30 June 2018 to 30 November 2019.The additional TA financing was used to cover consulting services and other costs required for due diligence and other review for a proposed additional financing project. The services of the consultants to prepare the Phase 2 project have been completed satisfactorily.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The consultants will be recruited as individuals and as a firm using quality and cost-based selection in accordance with ADB s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time), using a ratio of 90% for the technical proposal and 10% for the financial proposal.

A national consulting firm and eight individual consultants have been contracted.

Procurement International competitive bidding procedures will be used for procurement of the road construction civil works. National competitive bidding procedures will be used for procurement of road maintenance civil works. Local procurement capacity will be assessed during the PPTA implementation. The PPTA will provide international consulting support to prepare bid documents, conduct bidding and evaluate the bids. Procurement system improvement program will be prepared according to the PPRR recommendations.
Responsible ADB Officer Miller, Jeffrey M.
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division EASI
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Road and Transport Development of Mongolia
Ms. DORJKHAND Dashdorj, Director General, Road Transportation Policy Implementation Department
11 Chinggis Avenue 11, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 19 Dec 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2019

TA 8852-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2014 26 Jan 2015 26 Jan 2015 31 Jan 2016 30 Nov 2019 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,175,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,175,000.00 19 Dec 2014 1,020,268.76

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance 8852 17 Jun 2016 MONCONSULT (Mongolia) MONCONSULT Building, Peace Avenue, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ministry of Road and Transportation 256,000.00

Procurement Plan

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