Second Road Infrastructure Rehabilitation (CDB-2016-ANTROADREHABII)

  • Antigua and Barbuda
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Mar 1, 2016
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Antigua and Barbuda
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Industry and Trade
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 45.86 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 65.63 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ CDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 22, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the CDB, the project will improve the efficiency, safety and climate resilience of the road network in Antigua.
The project entails the preparation of final designs, rehabilitation and upgrade of four corridors on the island of Antigua. Anchorage Road 1.44 km, Sir Sidney Walling Highway 14 km, Old Parham Road 2.9 km and Valley Road 9.45 km, a total of 27.8 km.

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.
Private Actors Description
A Private Actor is a non-governmental body or entity that is the borrower or client of a development project, which can include corporations, private equity and banks. This describes the private actors and their roles in relation to the project, when private actor information is disclosed or has been further researched.

The firm responsible for construction works is C.O. Williams Construction Limited, a Barbadian born company that also has offices in St. Lucia.
A consulting firm for the project is EngineeringConstruction and Management Consulting (ECMC) Ltd, founded by Chartered Civil Engineer Egbert Louis in St. Lucia.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - C.O. Williams Construction Ltd. Contractor Construction
- - - - Engineering Construction and Management Consulting (ECMC) Ltd Contractor Construction

Contact Information
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CDB Team Leaders:

Mr. Daniel Best - Director, Projects Department 
Phone: +246 431-1710

O'Reilly Lewis - Division Chief, Economic Infrastructure Division

Implementing Agency - Ministry of Works and Housing:

No contacts available at the time of disclosure.

Contractors -

C.O. Williams Construction Ltd.:

Address: Lears Plantation, St. Michael
Phone: +1( 246) 436-3910

Engineering Construction and Management Consulting (ECMC) Ltd:

Address: 1st Floor. Marie-Colette Building, #9 Lawjanv Crescent, Rodney Bay Commercial Blvd, Gros Islet, LC01 401, Saint Lucia
Phone: +1 (758) 453 2093 / +1 (758) 452 1731


Complaints about suspected fraud and/or corruption may be submitted to the Office of Integrity, Compliance and Accountability. Allegations may be made by a variety of sources including staff, consultants, contractors, and other persons who may consider themselves participants in, witness to or victims of wrongdoing.

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