2013 - Moldova, Roads rehabilitation IV


    2013 - Moldova, Roads rehabilitation IV
    Road project. Road upgrade. New construction. The project focuses on the rehabilitation of key road links in Moldova: M3, R9 and R34.

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    Demand estimation from IDEA II-EaP transport model year 2030
    Technical description

    The EBRD is considering providing a sovereign loan of up to EUR 150 million to the Government of Moldova to finance the rehabilitation of main road sections in Moldova under the "Moldova Road Sector Program IV". The purpose of the project is to help reverse the deterioration of the road network in Moldova and to ensure key road links are properly maintained to facilitate economic growth and regional integration.

    Works, include:

    • Construction of M3 Slobozia Mare Bypass, km 0+000 - km 20+500;
    • Rehabilitation of R9 Soroca-Arionesti Road, km 0+000 - km 30+950;
    • Rehabilitation of R34 Hincesti-Leova-Cahul Road, km 0+000 - km 42+200;
    • Rehabilitation of R34 Hincesti-Leova-Cahul Road, km 42+200 - km 83+000.
    The loan is made to the Government of Moldova. The Ministry of Transport and Road Industry ("MTRI") implements the Project on behalf of the Government, through the SRA, the agency responsible for executing road investment, maintenance and safety measures.
    Investment amount
    Total project cost 315 mln Euro. Net cumulative EBRD investment 150 mln Euro, to be provided in three tranches.
    The procurement tender for all works was closed on 26/09/2015.
    Expected impacts on transport, environment, social, other
    The project will contribute to transition in the following ways:
    • Expansion of the private sector, by supporting the planned privatization of the state owned road maintenance companies.
    • Continuation of the road maintenance system reform, through development of a strategy for introduction of performance based contracting (PBC), including PBC readiness assessment, development of PBC contract templates as well as capacity building of the state road administration and road maintenance companies.
    • Improvements in road safety regulations.
    Environmental impacts: Potential impacts should be specified, however are expected to be site specific and readily identifiable and addressed through mitigation measures.
    Source of Funding

    Project implementation support (for all three phases), including the development of procurement manuals and implementation support for local contracts procurement has beengFinanced by EU Neighbourhood Investment Facility (EUR 1.2 million).




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