MoT – National Highways Upgrade Program – Madagascar - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Transport (MOT) is developing the National Highways Upgrade project in Madagascar.
The project involved the improvement and widening of roads. The project was being implemented on two highways RN9 and RN13.
The rehabilitation of the RN9 highway comprising a total length of 107km between Toliara and Morondava.
The rehabilitation of the RN13 highway comprising a total length of 492km and it is developed in two sections i) Ihosy-Ambovombé (380km) section and ii) Ambovombe-Taolagnaro (112km).
It included the construction of dividers, pavements, security barriers and the installation of lighting system and safety systems.
In September 2012, technical studies were finalized for the project.
The project will receive funding from African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Union (EU), the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KOEXIM Bank) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
In June 2014, the EPC contract for the RN9 was awarded to China railway 18th Bureau Group Co.,Ltd and int he fourth quarter of 2014, the construction activities commenced.
As of September 2015, 86% of the excavation works completed on RN9.
In the second quarter of 2017, the construction of RN9 was completed.
In February 2016, European Union agreed to provide funding for the rehabilitation of RN13. The tender for the rehabilitation of RN13 is expected to issue in the fourth quarter of 2016 and the construction is scheduled to commence in the beginning of 2018.
The project involved the improvement and widening of road lanes of National Highways in Madagascar.
The US$120 million project includes the following:
1. Rehabilitation of 107km RN9 highway road between Toliara and Morondava
2. Rehabilitation of 380km RN13 road between Ihosy and Ambovombe
3. Rehabilitation of 112km RN13 highway road between Ambovombe and Taolagnaro