Thailand : Preparing the Climate Resilient Connectivity for the Eastern Economic Corridor Project: the Intercity Motorway No. 7 (Extension to Link with U-Tapao Airport)

Sovereign Project | 56223-002

The TA will support the government in preparing feasibility study on ensuing project with a coordination with TA 9621-REG. While TA 9621-REG will be focusing on suggesting solutions for making the project Paris Agreement aligned from climate change perspectives, the TA will carry out analysis of safeguards, economic and financial management, and gender aspects of the proposed project. The TA will provide guidance and support needed for the Department of Highways in shaping climate resilient technical solutions and preparation of the project implementation.

Project Details

Project Name Preparing the Climate Resilient Connectivity for the Eastern Economic Corridor Project: the Intercity Motorway No. 7 (Extension to Link with U-Tapao Airport)
Project Number 56223-002
Country / Economy Thailand
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 10062-THA: Preparing the Climate Resilient Connectivity for the Eastern Economic Corridor Project: the Intercity Motorway No. 7 (Extension to Link with U-Tapao Airport)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Operational Priorities OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP4: Making cities more livable
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Urban roads and traffic management

Gender Some gender elements
Description The TA will support the government in preparing feasibility study on ensuing project with a coordination with TA 9621-REG. While TA 9621-REG will be focusing on suggesting solutions for making the project Paris Agreement aligned from climate change perspectives, the TA will carry out analysis of safeguards, economic and financial management, and gender aspects of the proposed project. The TA will provide guidance and support needed for the Department of Highways in shaping climate resilient technical solutions and preparation of the project implementation.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The transaction technical assistance (TA) will help the government prepare the project. In response to the government's request for preparatory action for the proposed project, ADB will be providing support in conducting necessary due diligence required for any ensuing loan of ADB. The transaction TA is designed to supplement the ongoing activities supported by TA 9621-REG to navigate potentials to align the project with the Paris Agreement.
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 Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will select and engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated staff instructions and Procurement Regulations (2017, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Goods to be procured include office equipment, computers, and furniture.
Responsible ADB Officer Shim, Chaorin
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Transport Sector Office (SG-TRA)
Executing Agencies
Department of Highways
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 19 Dec 2022
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Dec 2022

TA 10062-THA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2022 28 Dec 2022 28 Dec 2022 31 Dec 2023 31 Dec 2024 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 10 May 2024 238,719.95

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
International Traffic Engineer/Modeler Individual - Consulting Closed
National Social Development and Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Social Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
National Environmental Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Transport Economist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Social Development and Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
International Transport Expert/ Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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