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 Name||Kashkadarya Regional Road Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|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.|
|Description of Outcome||Efficiency of the road sector improved|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|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)|
|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|
|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.|
|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|
Republican Road Fund
Ministry of Finance 29 Istiklol Street
Tashkent, 100017,Republic of Uzbekistan
|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||23 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|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%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||05 Dec 2016||0.29||0.00||0%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Sep 2017|
|Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 3481-UZB: Kashkadarya Regional Road Project||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Mar 2017|
|Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Report and Recommendation of the President||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Nov 2016|
|Kashkadarya Regional Road Project: Project Administration Manual||Project/Program Administration Manual||Oct 2016|
Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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|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|
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ADB to Upgrade Highways, Improve Road Safety in KashkadaryaADB has approved a $198 million loan to help upgrade and widen 77 kilometers (km) of the existing Karshi-Shakhrisabz-Kitab highway in Kashkadarya province, southeast of Uzbekistan.