Company name

Grupo Vía Central

Project number

12278-01 and 12278-02

Category A projects could result in potentially significant environmental and/or social risks and impacts, which are diverse, irreversible, or unprecedented that may extend beyond the boundaries of the actual project site or facilities. In principle, Category A includes projects which have significant impacts on protected or sensitive areas21 and/ or vulnerable groups.

E&S category
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A

Country

Uruguay

Sector

Transport

Status

Proposed

Disclosed date

04/30/2019

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

Projected board date
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04/30/2019

Approval date

N/A

Signed date

N/A

Team leader

Martin Duhart

Investment type

Financing requested

N/A

Syndicated amount

N/A

Financing amount

USD $ 300,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

The Project’s objective is to design, construct, finance and maintain the 272-kilometer long railway between Montevideo and Paso de Los Toros in Uruguay. The financing consists of (i) a senior A loan, granted by the IDB Group for an amount of up to US$300 million and a senior B loan for an amount of up to US$160.9 million, provided by two international commercial banks; in addition, the financing will include (ii) a subordinated A loan provided by the IDB Group for an amount of up to US$7.5 million and a subordinated B loan for an amount of up to US$67.5 million.

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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. Any gaps with respect to the IDB Invest Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) provided below.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL REVIEW

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ANNEX 10 REVIEW SUMMARY (UPDATED ESAP).PDF

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ESRS CENTRAL RAILROAD.PDF

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Client files

This section provides the key environmental and social assessment documents produced by the client for this project.

1 NOTA-SOLICITUD-DE-AAP PF-MDEO-PDLT.PDF

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2 DOCUMENTO-DEL-PROYECTO PF-MDEO-PDLT.PDF

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3 ESIA DESCRIPCION-DEL-MEDIO PF-MVDEO-PDLT-MIN.PDF

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4 ESIA ANALISIS-AMBIENTAL PF-MVDEO-PDLT.PDF

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5 PLAN-DE-PREVENCION-DE-RIESGOS-Y-RESPUESTAS-ANTE-CONTINGENCIAS PF-MDEO-PDLT.PDF

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6 ESIA ANEXOS PF-MDEO-PDLT.PDF

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Contact information

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Client Contact

CONTACT NAME

Florencia Bicca

POSITION

Communications and Marketing Manager

PHONE NUMBER

29160208 extension 293

EMAIL

contacto@grupoviacentral.com

IDB Invest Contact

EMAIL

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PHONE

+1(202)-566-4566

ADDRESS

1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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