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Albania: Fier-Tepelene Road Rehabilitation Project



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ESIA disclosed:

02 Jul 2004



Approval date:

17 May 2005

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

Parallel financing with EIB of the rehabilitation and upgrading of a 75 km section of road of the north-south axis from Fier (Levan) to Tepelene. The operation will also enhance the flow of funds to the road sector, and will provide a master plan for the transport sector.

Business purpose
The road forms part of the ‘Core Network’ of the Western Balkans, as recently defined in the Regional Balkans Infrastructure Study (REBIS). Its rehabilitation is a priority nationally, and in terms of trade-facilitation and regional integration.

Republic of Albania through the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications, and General Roads Directorate.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Executive summary

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


  • Fier District Office
  • Tepelene District Office
  • PMU office at the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications, Tirana, Mr Artur Luca, tel./fax: + 355 4 234 955
  • General Road Directorate office, Tirana, tel. +355 42  34789, fax +355 42 - 33600
  • EBRD Resident Office in Tirana, Mr Donald Mishaxhi, +355 4 232 898, fax +355 4 230 580



Environmental enquiries

Mr. Yvon Colin
SCETAUROUTE, Direction Internationale
11, Avenue du Centre, Saint-Quentin en Yvelines
78286 Guyancourt Cédex - France

Tel: +33 1 30 48 48 16
Fax: +33 1 30 48 49 85

General enquiries

Mr. Artur Luca
PMU Director
Bul. “Deshmoret e Kombit”, Hotel “
Tirana, Albania

Tel/Fax: ++ 355 4 234 955


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

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