2013 – Ukraine, Road project, Reconstruction of Krakovets-Lviv-Brody-Rivne road

    2013 – Ukraine, Road project, Reconstruction of Krakovets-Lviv-Brody-Rivne road

     

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    Road Project – This project is located on the main road corridor N° 3 Berlin/Dresden-Wroclaw-Lviv-Kyiv (European transport network TEN-T) and would improve connections with the EU. In Poland, the connecting road A4 between Rzeszow and Korczowa is being upgraded. The road connects Ukraine with Poland through the new control checkpoint through the border "Krakovets".

    • Freight: 35.000 tonnes/day
    • Passengers: 3.000 cars/day
    Technical description

    The existing M-10 road passes through a number of population centers, leading to increased accidents, environmental degradation and the need for low speed limits.

     

    The project envisages the construction under PPP concession of a new tolled road parallel to the existing one and designed to bypass the existing settlements (Nakonechne, Nakonechne, Yavoriv, Ivano-Frankove and Lviv (the northern by-pass).

     

    It is divided in three phases.

     

    • Phase I Section Lviv-Krakovets (including the simultaneous construction of the northern bypass of Lviv)
      Length 84.4 km
      Road category 1-A
      Number of lanes 4
      Lane width 3,75 m
      Construction speed: 120 km/h

       

    • Phase II Section Lviv-Brody
      Length 79 km
      Road category 1-A
      Number of lanes 4
      Lane width 3,75 m
      Construction speed: 120 km/h

     

    • Phase III Section Brody-Rivne
      Length 95 km
      Number of lanes 4
      Lane width 3,75 m
      Construction speed: 120 km/h
    Investment amount

    The estimated cost for Lviv-Krakovets section (Phase I) is 400 mln EUR.
    The estimated cost for Lviv-Brody section (Phase II) is 366 mln EUR.
    The estimated cost for Brody-Rivne section (Phase III) is 450 mln EUR.

    Implementation schedule

    Georgian Railways and Azerbaijan State Railways have agreed on the scheduled operation of a container train between Pori and Baku and started operations in early 2012. However, due to a plenty of issues (see technical description) the offered rail service is still lacking competitiveness.

    Status

    Period of construction Phase I: 4 years

    Period of construction Phase II: 4 years

    Period of construction Phase III: 4 years

    Expected impacts on transport, environment, social, other

    Phase I Section Lviv-Krakovets
    The section is ready for construction.
    Project documentation for the construction of Phase I has been developed and approved by the Government.

    • The draft of land acquisition has been developed and approved
    • Preliminary works for the first stage of construction are completed
    • Archaeological works are carried out
    • Plots of land for road construction are allocated
    • Working documentation for the first and third phase of construction is prepared

      

    On April 2015 Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine launched a concession tender for construction and operation for the section Lviv-Krakovets (Phase I). The tender has failed because none of the applicants corresponded the requirements. The main concession terms include:

    • The concessionary is Ukravtodor, the State Road Agency of Ukraine, which falls under the authority of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine;
    • Ukravtodor will provide the land necessary for construction of the new highway;
    • The concessionaire provides 100% of construction financing;
    • Toll revenue will be directed to the State budget of Ukraine;
    • The concessionaire assumes the risk of construction and operation cost overruns;
    • Government makes decisions on granting concession, payment mechanism, state guarantees provision and maximum fares.

      

    Phase II Section Lviv-Brody

    • A concession agreement was signed 26.12.2002 and amended 16.03.2011.
    • The Concessionary is developing the design documentation.

     

    Phase II Section Brody-Rivne

    • Preliminary feasibility study was developed in 2003.
    Expected impacts on transport, environment, social, other

    Increasing the average speed of vehicles to 70-80 km/h. Achieving the capacity through the checkpoint "Krakovets-Korchevaya" in 5000 freight vehicles per day.

    Source of funding
    Funds of private investors and others
    References

      

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