Uruguay Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Program - AF (WB-P162110)

  • Uruguay
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 24, 2017
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 Uruguay
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 70.00 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)
$ 70.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 16, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Feb 12, 2017

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the objective of the project is to improve the condition of the National Road Network and enhance road sector management. This Additional Financing is for a Program for Results project. The parent project is P125803. The Program consists of the following activities within the Uruguay National Road Network, from January 1, 2013 until December 31, 2019: • Road rehabilitation and/or maintenance works, which consists of, inter alia: (i) pavement rehabilitation; (ii) pavement resurfacing; (iii) shoulders’ rehabilitation and/or surfacing; (iv) repairing and/or upgrading drainage systems; and (v) rehabilitation and maintenance of road vertical and horizontal signaling. • Bridge rehabilitation and maintenance works, which consists of, inter alia: (i) structure repairing of deck, abutments, piers and foundations; and (ii) the enhancement of bridge functional characteristics, such as increasing bridge extension, deck widening and increasing of bridge bearing capacity. • Bridge reconstruction works, which consists of the construction of a new structure and its contiguous road accesses, to replace an existing bridge on the same location or in its vicinity. • Road safety investments, which consists of, inter alia: (i) investments to improve visibility; (ii) investments to reduce road crashes severity; and (iii) road equipment investments. • Provision of technical assistance to DNV, DNTop and DINAPLO, including, inter alia: (i) the carrying out of road condition surveys; (ii) the carrying out of training and capacity building activities; and (iii) the carrying out of studies required to implement the Program.
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