Main Roads Reconstruction Project



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ESIA disclosed:

26 Jul 2019



Approval date:

01 Nov 2017

Project description

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering providing a loan to Montenegro for the rehabilitation and upgrade of the Danilovgrad-Podgorica road section (approx. 15km) that is part of the overall 51km ‘Montenegro Main Roads Reconstruction Project’. The whole project is divided into three main sections as follows:

Section 1: Rehabilitation of the Rozaje-Spiljani road section (approx. 20km);
Section 2: Rehabilitation and upgrade of the Tivat-Jaz road section (approx. 16km); and
Section 3: Rehabilitation and upgrade of the Danilovgrad-Podgorica road section (approx. 15km).

The proposed Danilovgrad-Podgorica road section  includes the reconstruction and widening of the existing road from 2 to 4 lanes, the reconstruction of river crossings and upgrading of intersections as well as financing of supervising engineers, implementation assistance to the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) and institutional components. The Project Implementation Unit under the Transport Administration of Montenegro will implement the Project.

As well as the EBRD, the other road sections will potentially be financed by other International Financial Institutions.

There is a Project Summary Document available for this project.

Please note: Section 1 has already been Board approved on 1 November 2017 and signed on 7 December 2017.

This ESIA disclosure is dealing with the currently uncommitted Cat A road section Danilovgrad-Podgorica, and the Board discussion for this part of the Project is expected on 27 November 2019.

ESIA disclosure package

The following documents are available in English and Montenegrin:

• National Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) 
• Supplementary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (S-ESIA)
• Non-Technical Summary (NTS) 
• Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP)
• Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework (LARF)
• Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP)
• Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) 

Download part 1 of the disclosure package

Download part 2 of the disclosure package

Download part 3 of the disclosure package

Download part 4 of the Disclosure Package

Download part 5 of the disclosure package

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

Transport Administration, IV Proleterske 19, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro (Mr Nikola Arnaut)
Tel: +382 20 655 095, 655 364


EBRD Resident Office in Podgorica, Moskovska 2/b, 81000
Tel: +382 20 237 173/174/175


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Environmental or social enquiries

Mr Nikola Arnaut
Montenegrin Transport Administration
IV Proleterske 19, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
Tel: +382 20 655 095, 655 364
E-mail: and


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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