Kurty Buribaytal Road Project

Country:

Kazakhstan

Project number:

47229

Business sector:

Transport

Notice type:

Public

ESIA disclosed:

25 Jun 2015

Status:

Signed

Target board date:

09 Dec 2015

Project description

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing finance for the reconstruction of a section of the 228 km “Kurty Buribaytal” or the “Centre - South” corridor linking Astana to Almaty. JSC Kazautozhol is seeking the EBRD finance for the new section of theroad that is 62 km (the “Project”).

The Project for the previous 81 km section was approved by the Board of Directors on 09 December 2015 and was categorised A (2014 ESP). Full ESIA documentation was disclosed on the EBRD website on 25 June 2015 and locally by the Government of Kazakhstan on 22 June 2015.

The proposed investments include the reconstruction and widening of the existing road, the reconstruction of bridges and upgrading of intersections as well as financing of supervising engineers, implementation assistance to the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) and institutional components.

The overall 228 km length of the road connects Kurty village with Buribaytal village. As well as the EBRD, the other road sections will potentially be financed by other International Financial Institutions.

ESIA disclosure package

1. Environmental and Social Gap Analysis Report: English | Kazakh | Russian  (April 2016)
2. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Gap Analysis Review and Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) : English| Kazakh | Russian (April 2016)
3. Non-Technical Summary (NTS): EnglishKazakhRussian (April 2016)
4. Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP):  EnglishKazakhRussian (April 2016)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

Name: Ayzhan Tuganova (Айжан Туганова)
Title: Deputy Director of the Zhambul Regional Branch of the National Company KazAvtoZhol PLC (заместитель директора ЖОФ АО НК «КазАвтоЖол»)
Telephone: +7 7262-316-006
Address: 1 Tauke khana Street, Taraz 080000 (г. Тараз 080000 ул. ул. Тауке хана 1)

Email: atuganova@inbox.ru
Website: www.kazautozhol.kz

And

EBRD Resident Office in Astana
2, Dostyk street
SAAD Business Centre
010000 Astana
Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 7172 554246
Fax: +7 7172 554245
E-mail: AstanaRO@ebrd.com

And

Website

Enquiries

Environmental or social enquiries:

Name: Ayzhan Tuganova (Айжан Туганова)
Title: Deputy Director of the Zhambul Regional Branch of the National Company KazAvtoZhol PLC (заместитель директора ЖОФ АО НК «КазАвтоЖол»)
Telephone: +7 7262-316-006
Address: 1 Tauke khana Street, Taraz 080000 (г. Тараз 080000 ул. ул. Тауке хана 1)
Email: atuganova@inbox.ru
Website: www.kazautozhol.kz

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014