Ukravtodor received an EBRD loan for implementing a pilot OPRC (Output and Performance Based Road Contracting) project in Ukraine. For this purpose it was agreed to focus on a section of M06 road in Lviv Oblast.
The total road section length is approximately 187 km, of which 42 km is dual carriageway. There is a number of slip roads, spurs and junctions, particularly in the vicinity of Lviv city. The highway passes through flat to rolling terrain in the wide upper Dniester river valley and much smaller upper San River valley. They have flat bottoms covered with alluvial deposits, and are subject to seasonal flooding.
Ukravtodor contracted Egis International, a company of Egis Group, to perform the duties of “Project Manager” as defined in the OPRC contract. These duties cover the overall contract administration of the Contract on behalf of the Employer, and the supervision of works and services.
Egis, as a Project Manager, shall ensure that the Improvement and Rehabilitation Works to be done under the contract, liaise with the Employer and the Contractor to monitor the scope and program of works to be undertaken annually, but also ensure works supervision. In addition to this, Egis International shall organize a knowledge and skills transfer to the Client during 3 project years.