Belarus: Rehabilitation and Upgrading of National Road R46 (AIIB-000326)

Countries
  • Belarus
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Sergey Leonchik, Head of Road Development Department Republic of Belarus
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 258.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
When disclosed, the bank did not provide this value. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Jan 27, 2021


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Project Description

The project will rehabilitate and upgrade the road section between KM 0+000 and KM 61+500 of the R46 (from Lepel to Polotsk); construct a new bypass around the city of Polotsk, including a major bridge over the Western Dvina River, and strengthen the existing city bridge allowing for local/city traffic and traffic loads above current 5 ton/axle limit. The project will comprise three components:

Component A: Pre-construction activities, including field investigations, detailed designs, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and preparation of the tender documents.

Component B: Road rehabilitation and upgrading, construction of the bypass and new bridge, strengthening the existing city bridge, including civil works and full-time field supervision on the construction.

Component C: Technical assistance for management and implementation of the project.

 

Investment Description
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
Contact Information

Anzheng Wei (project Team Leader)
Investment Officer
awei@aiib.org

 

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