IRD Engineering signed a new contract with Minskavtodor-Centre, the national authority in charge of road construction and maintenance in Belarus, aiming at the provision of project implementation advisory services within the EBRD-funded loan Regional Bridges and M3 Road Rehabilitation Project. It is a 259 million Euro credit for the reconstruction and modernisation of 12 regional bridges, which are in urgent need of repair, and for the rehabilitation and renewal of the roads M3 Minks – Pleschenitsi and R-46 Lepel – Polotsk, including the Polotsk bypass.
Thanks to this new contract, and for 41 months, a team of international and national specialists from IRD Engineeringl take the role of Project Implementation Supervision and Advisory Consultant, facilitating the timely and effective implementation of the project and overseeing the work of the Engineer (RUE “Beldorcenter) to ensure impartiality and compliance with all FIDIC Conditions of Contract.
The team also oversees all procurement activities and will assist Minskavtodor-Centre to ensure that all procurement is carried out in line with EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules. Last but not least, another objective of the assignment is to train the personnel of both the Client and the Engineer in the execution of FIDIC contracts, a field where IRD Engineering possess abundant international experience.