KSTP Phase II

Government of Kerala has decided to take up Phase-II upgradation component of KSTP as a standalone project, the KSTP-II.

Outline Project Data

The upgrading works for six roads are included in t he KSTP-II. The major items of works included are improvement to gradient, widening and strengthening the roads including minor realignments wherever essential, reconstruction of work of narrow bridges and culverts and improvements to drainage system. A Bypass also proposed at Thiruvalla. The carriageway proposed are generally 2 lane with 1.50 mt slow lanes on either side with hard shoulders and drains for a total width of 12 meters. The ROW is generally 15 Meters. The specification for civil works are as per MORTH & IRC standards.

 

                The land acquisition for the project roads are almost completed except in the Perimbilavu- Pattambi- Perinthalmanna Road. 

I. Kasargod Kanhangad Road – SH 57
Length  - 27.76 km.Covers Kasargod, Pallikkara, manikoth and Kanhad areas and Tourist destinations at Bakel Fort and Ezhimala come under this stretch. Three bridges will be constructed in this stretch.

II.Pilathara Pappinissery Road
Length - 20.90 km. Covers Pilathara, Cheruthayam, Kunnupuram and Pappinissery. Construction of two ROBs and one bridge will be constructed in this road.

III. Thalassery - Valavupara Road
Length 53.12 km. It is a part of SH 30 Thalasserry – Coorg Road and passes through Koothuparambu, Mattannor, and Irutty. Seven bridges are included in this road.

 

Chengannur - Ettumanoor - Muvattupuzha

Chengannur Ettumanoor Muvattupuzha stretch of  SH-1, MC (Main Central) Road, one of the most important and oldest roads in Kerala passing through Thiruvalla, Changanasserry, Kottayam, Ettumannor, Kuravilangad, Kuttathukulam.

Total length covered is 88 kms.

Road portion from Thiruvananthapuram (Venjaramoodu) to Chengannur was taken up under Phase I. Bypass at Thiruvalla also forms part of this stretch. The road passes through the plantation areas and provides access to the tourist centres Kumarakom and Thekkady.13 bridges will be constructed in this stretch.

The improvement for this road portion is proposed in three construction packages, Chengannor- Ettumannor(41 km), Ettumanoor-Muvattupuzha (47km) and Thiruvalla Bypass (2.4km).

 

Punaloor - Ponkunnam - Thodupuzha

Punaloor Ponkunnam Thodupuzha stretch of SH 8 is included in this package.

Total road length is 132 kms.

Major areas covered are Punaloor, Pathanapuram, Manimala, Pala and Thodupuzha. Six bridges will be constructed in this stretch. The road passes through Kollam- Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts.

Perumbilavu - Pattambi - Perinthalmanna

Perumbilavu- Pattambi-Perinthalmanna Road Link of SH 39 is included in the package (Starts at Kuttinad Jn). The growth centre connected is Pattambi town

Length:  41 kms

The road passes through  Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram Districts.

 
            The negotiations for loan sanction with the IBRD (World Bank) was concluded and the signing of agreement is expected by end May 2013. The overall size of the project agreed by the Bank is US$ V445 million with a loan assistance of US$ 216 million. 

Basic Information

Project ID

Lending Instrument

EA Category

Team Leader

P130339

Specific Investment Loan

A - Full Assessment

Simon David Ellis/ Arnab  Bandyopadhyay

Project Implementation Start Date

Project Implementation End Date

30 July2013

30 July2018

Expected Effectiveness Date

Expected Closing Date

30 July 2013

30 November 2018

Joint IFC

 

No

 

Sector Manager

Sector Director

Country Director

Regional Vice President

Karla Gonzalez

John Henry Stein

Onno Ruhl

Isabel M. Guerrero

.

Borrower: Government of India

Responsible Agency: Kerala State Transport Project

Contact:

                Mr T.O. Sooraj, IAS

    Title:

Secretary PWD

Telephone

No.:         +91-471-2327803

    Email:

Secy@pwd.kerala.gov.in

Contact:

                Mr Joseph Mathew. K

    Title:

Project Director

Telephone

No.:         +91-471-2318946

    Email:

pdkstp@gmail.com

For Loans/Credits/Others

Total Project Cost (US$M):

445.00

Total Bank Financing (US$M):

216.00

.

Financing Source

Amount(US$M)

Borrower

229.00

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

216.00

Total

445.00

.

Expected Disbursements (in USD Million)

Fiscal Year

FY14

FY15

FY16

FY17

FY18

 

 

 

 

Annual

22

43

65

54

32

 

 

 

 

Cumulative

22

65

130

184

216

 

 

 

 

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Project Development Objective(s)

The project's development objective is to improve condition, traffic flow and road safety with a focus on vulnerable road users on Kerala state's core road network.

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