50063-001: Kashkadarya Regional Road Project | Asian Development Bank

Uzbekistan: Kashkadarya Regional Road Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50063-001 Status: Active

The project will rehabilitate a 77 km section of the regional road that links the tourist centers of Karshi and Kitab on the A380 and M39 highways, including pilot road side infrastructure development and install cross-border scanning equipment.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ning, Jiangbo Central and West Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Uzbekistan
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Kashkadarya Regional Road Project
Project Number 50063-001
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3481-UZB: Kashkadarya Regional Road Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 198.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The project will rehabilitate a 77 km section of the regional road that links the tourist centers of Karshi and Kitab on the A380 and M39 highways, including pilot road side infrastructure development and install cross-border scanning equipment.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The road sections between Karshi and Kitab will upgrade/widen the existing road into a 4-lane rigid pavement following the existing alignment. The design of the entire road section (127 km) has already been completed, and land acquisition and resettlement activities have also already been completed by the government.
Impact International trade and tourism increased along Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation corridors in Uzbekistan, safer roads, and greater economy and efficiency in road planning and construction.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Efficiency of the road sector improved
Progress Toward Outcome The government has started procedures to revise the project scope from 77 km road section to more than 100 km, pavement from concrete to asphalt, and implementation arrangements. The revisiting of design, feasibility study, and cost estimates is expected to be completed by 1 October 2017. All changes will be approved via Presidential Resolution.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Upgrading of approximately 77 km of highway in the Kashkadarya province

Capacity of the RRF and national design institutes strengthened

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Not yet started; procurement of civil works and recruitment of consultants is expected to commence in Q4-2017.
Geographical Location Kitob, Qarshi, Shahrisabz
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The project is classified as category B for environment. Almost all of negative impact to environment is in construction stage. Mitigation measures to address all construction and operational impacts have been included in the environmental management plan (EMP) prepared as part of the initial environmental examination (IEE).
Involuntary Resettlement The project is classified as category B for the involuntary resettlement safeguard. The land acquisition and resettlement process is ongoing and followed the country's land legislation. A corrective action plan was prepared and included in the due diligence report (DDR) to bridge a gap identified related to incomplete compensation payment
Indigenous Peoples The project is classified as category C for indigenous peoples. The country does not have communities inhabited by indigenous people as defined in ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement, 2009 for operational purposes.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations will be held with potential stakeholders--the local population, the executing agency, government officials, community heads, and other stakeholders through focus discussion groups.
During Project Implementation Continued consultations will be held during project implementation with potential stakeholders--the local population, the executing agency, government officials, community heads, and other stakeholders through focus discussion groups.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consulting services to be financed by the loan will be recruited following ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All goods and works to be financed by the loan will be procured following ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Ning, Jiangbo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Republican Road Fund
Ministry of Finance 29 Istiklol Street
Tashkent, 100017,Republic of Uzbekistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 28 Jun 2016
Fact Finding 04 Jul 2016 to 15 Jul 2016
MRM 07 Sep 2016
Approval 05 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2017

Loan 3481-UZB

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Dec 2016 03 Mar 2017 05 Apr 2017 30 Jun 2022 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 266.20 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 198.00 05 Dec 2016 0.17 0.00 0%
Counterpart 68.20 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 05 Dec 2016 0.29 0.00 0%

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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
Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Sep 2016
Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Social Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Sep 2016
Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2016

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
External Financial Auditor Firm - Consulting Active 12 Dec 2017 25 Jan 2018
UZB: Kashkadarya Regional Road Project Advance Notice Archived 27 Oct 2016

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
DC-TPL-EUA-07 Service Lines (Including Shipping) Loan 3481 19 Apr 2017 Various Various Uzbekistan, Rep. Of Republican Road Fund Others 150000 150000

Procurement Plan