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UR-L1079 : Montevideo Urban Transportation Program II

Project Description

The program¿s general objective is to contribute to the development of a public transportation system that will provide an alternative to individual transportation in the eastern section of the Montevideo Metropolitan Area (MMA), with a view to: (i) improving the living conditions of the population; and (ii) supporting sustainable urban development. Specifically, the program aims to design and implement a public transportation system based on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) for the Avenida Italia corridor. This will include the construction of infrastructure dedicated exclusively to public transportation, as well as development of the organizational framework needed to operate it.

Procurement Information

News Release: Dec 19, 2012 - Uruguay will improve public transport in Montevideo with IDB support

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* For active and closed projects, the IDB financing at Board approval is shown in US$ millions. This does not reflect any cancellations. For projects in Preparation the amount shown is the Estimated IDB Financing. Approved projects shows either Estimated IDB Financing or Historic Approved amount. The IDB financing for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparation.

UR-L1079 : Montevideo Urban Transportation Program II

Basic Information

Project Number UR-L1079
Operation Number 2892/OC-UR
Country Uruguay
Project Type Loan Operation
Project Subtype Specific Investment Operation
Environmental and Social Impact Category B
Project Status Approved
Approval Date DEC 17, 2012

UR-L1079 : Montevideo Urban Transportation Program II

Financial Information

Total Cost - Historic USD 63,750,000
Country Counterpart Financing - Historic USD 12,000,000

IDB Financing

   Financing Type FFF
   Fund Ordinary Capital
   Reporting currency USD - United States Dollar
   Reporting Date JAN 31, 2015
   Estimated Cofinancing - Historic USD 51,750,000
   Cancelled Amount - Historic USD 0
   Undisbursed Amount - Historic USD 51,750,000
   Disbursed to Date - Revalued USD 0
   Repayments - Revalued USD 0
   Principal Debt Relief Amount - Revalued USD 0
   Amount Outstanding - Revalued USD 0
   Income Collected - Revalued USD 0

Roles & Responsibilities

Borrower Republica Oriental De Uruguay

UR-L1079 : Montevideo Urban Transportation Program II

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