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Road Network Development Sector Project

Our Role

SMEC provided the following services:

  • Project management
  • Feasibility studies for approximately 90 km of non-sample roads consisting of technical, economic, social, resettlement and environmental assessment
  • Detailed engineering design (DED) and tender documents for rehabilitation of about 232 km of Project roads, including both sample and non-sample roads
  • Assisting the PMU in the preparation of design and implementation of a Road Maintenance Program (RMP) for 188 km roads during year 2 and 3, and about 302 km during year 4 and 5;
  • Construction supervision and contract administration for all civil works, including road rehabilitation and maintenance
  • Design and carry out project performance, benefit monitoring and evaluation for the Project including implementation of socioeconomic, resettlement, and environmental monitoring in accordance with the recommendations of RPs and EMPs.

Project Overview

This project supported Timor Leste to improve and upgrade priority national roads and to establish a road maintenance program in the border region with Indonesia, located at Mota Ain.

The Government clear strategy was to develop the main road links within the border area in order to provide effective transportation routes to facilitate the movement of goods to and from Indonesia. The two routes in particular were the Dili-Tibar-Maliana (inland road) and Dili-Tibar-Mota Ain (coastal road).

The project required the SMEC to investigate, design and supervise a combination of both road rehabilitation and maintenance based civil works.

Timor Leste
Technical Area:
Asian Development Bank

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