Component 2: Sao-Tome - Guadalupe road rehabilitation - Civil works and project supervision (Cost estimate: US$ 22.0 million, IDA financing). Rehabilitation of existing National Road N1 from Sao Tome to Neves (13.3 km). The paved road is 5 meters wide with a dangerous horizontal and vertical alignment. It is mostly in bad conditions and in need for rehabilitation. The average traffic is around 3700 vehicles/day not including a high presence of motorcycles in urban/town areas. The road is also used by trucks to transport fuel and beer from Neves to the rest of the country. The cost estimate is around US$ 21.0 million including contingencies;
Construction supervision and quality assurance services. (Estimated Cost: US$1.0 million).
Component 3: Project management and implementation support (Estimated Cost: US$2.5 million, IDA financing).
This project component will finance the operation and incremental costs of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) including: