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Corridor Vc - motorway completion



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ESIA disclosed:

16 May 2019



Approval date:

06 May 2020

Project description

The Project involves a sovereign guaranteed loan to Hrvatske Autoceste d.o.o. consisting of two loan tranches as follows:

  • Tranche A to finance the construction of a 17.5 km motorway section on Corridor Vc in Croatia between Beli Manastir and Halasica Bridge on the A5 motorway, as well as the purchase and instalment of motorway equipment (a committed tranche).
  • Tranche B to finance the construction of a 5 km motorway section on Corridor Vc from Beli Manastir in Croatia to the Hungarian border (an uncommitted tranche).

The environmental impact assessment procedure for the Project was first conducted in 2003 and 2004, as a part of the A5 Motorway: Hungarian Border – Beli Manastir - Osijek - Svilaj (Corridor Vc) EIA.

An updated Environmental Impact Study (EIS) was prepared in October 2016 for A5 Motorway section “Hungarian border – Beli Manastir – Osijek” to reflect the fact that Croatia became a Member State and any differences between EU and national legislation.

Given that this is an A category project, the Bank has engaged consultants which have critically reviewed the ESIA disclosure packages against the EBRD requirements for ESIA.

The project will support regional integration (“Integrated”)  and Economic Inclusion (“Inclusive”)

ESIA disclosure package

The following documents are available in English and Croatian.

  • ESIA
  • Non-technical summary (NTS)
  • Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP)
  • Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP)
  • Land Acquisition and Resettlement  Framework (LARF)
  • Supplementary Lenders’ Information Package (SLIP)
  • Framework Environmental and Social Management Plan
  • Framework Health and Safety Management Plan

Download a zip file of the disclosure package

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

Croatian Motorways Ltd,
Širolina 4,
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Attention: Mr. Zdravko Marčinko, Main Engineer
Tel: +385–99–3111-168
E – mail:


City of Osijek
F. Kuhaca 9
31000 Osijek
Telephone:+385 31 229 229


EBRD, Croatia
Miramarska 23/5
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Attention Vedran Panjkovic
Tel: +385 1 6000 310

During the active consultation period, the Client has disclosed the ESIA package in English and Croatian languages on the following websites:


Attention: Mr. Zdravko Marčinko, Main Engineer
Postal Address: “Croatian Motorways” Ltd,
Širolina 4, 10000
Zagreb, Croatia
Telephone: Tel: +385–99–3111-168
E – mail:

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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