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1 Presented by: MINISTRY OF WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE (MOWI) and the NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED (NIDCO)

2  Mr. Dexter Wong Wai Chief Traffic Engineer (MOWI)  Mr. Rajesh Hardial Project Manager (NIDCO)

3 INTRODUCTION

4 Trinidad and Tobago  Location: Southern Caribbean off the north eastern coast of Venezuela  Population: approx. 1.3 million  Area: 5,131km 2 (1,981 sq. mi.)

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6 The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure (MOWI), Trinidad and Tobago, is a large sector Ministry made up of a number of Statutory State Enterprises and Administrative/Technical Divisions and Units.

7  Organization al Structure (MOWI) Minister of Works and Infrastructure Minister in the MOWI Permanent Secretary 2 Deputy Permanent Secretaries Directors of Divisions and Managers of Units NIDCO

8 Administrative/Technical Divisions & Units  Drainage Division  Highways Division  Construction Division  Maintenance Division  Information Technology Unit  Project Monitoring Unit  Corporate Communications Unit

9 Administrative /Technical Divisions &Units  Environmental Health and Safety Unit  Central Planning Unit State Enterprises  National Maintenance Training and Security Company of Trinidad and Tobago (MTS)  National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO)

10 Current National Development Plan  1984 National Physical Development Plan Focused on decentralizing development away from the capitol of Port of Spain and the east-west corridor.  Present focus is on the development of Regional Development Plans for the period 2010 to 2020

11 ROAD POLICY

12  Main focus is to continue road construction and rehabilitation projects including additional lanes and shoulders, walkovers, bridges and landslip repairs.  Preparation is being made for a transition to a Roads Authority

13  In the last fiscal year, October 2010 to September 2011, 95% of development works funded through the government of Trinidad and Tobago.  External funding from: ANZ Bank, BNP Paribas, European Union, Inter American Development Bank, Export/Import Bank of China.

14  In February 2011, US $869 thousand in grant financing from the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter American Development Bank to support the application of PPP models for the delivery of suitable infrastructure projects in Trinidad and Tobago was signed off by the Minister of Finance.  Two (2) or (3) pilot PPP projects will be identified.

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17  Road network of 9,800 kilometers  Main Roads and Highways account for 2,135 kilometers  Preliminary designs done for four (4) new trunk roads.  New highway started from San Fernando to Point Fortin (49.5km)  No toll roads

18  NIDCO – National Infrastructure Development Company Limited.  Owned by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago.  Engineering Services, Project Management, Construction Management, Procurement.

19 NIDCO Ministry of Works and Infrastructure Design Construction Supervision Contractor/s CH/UB Interchange Contractor/s North Coast Growth Pole Project Contractor /s Golconda to Pt.Fortin HW

20 Churchill Roosevelt/Uriah Butler Highway Interchange. Overall cost – TT $ 550 M Schedule – Package A 6mths Package B 18 mths Package C 12 mths. Completed to date : Package A and B. Package C construction on going, on schedule. Engineer – Cansult. Main Contractor – Vinci Grand Projects (Europe).

21 Churchill Roosevelt/Uriah Butler Highway Interchange.  Package A Package A was completed adding an additional three (3) lane bypass, around the right turn lanes and was undertaken together with the construction of a bridge over the San Juan River.  Package B On May 1st 2009, Package B, an 18-metre high & 600-metre long bridge over the CRH/UBH Intersection that runs from the vicinity of the San Juan River Bridge to Grand Bazaar was opened. The height of the bridge facilitates the separation of the East-West and North-Bound sections of the Interchange.

22  Package B also included the construction of a West to South ramp, a New Diamond interchange and service roads at the Bamboo intersection. All of which are contributing factors in alleviating the traffic congestion East- West and North South routes.

23  Package C Package C consists of the construction of a North to South Bridge that is located in the vicinity, south of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway / Uriah Butler Highway (CRH/UBH) Intersection. The design removes the major UBH north/south link across CRH and continues to provide service by means of an overpass. The design maintains access to Grand Bazaar Mall by an exit ramp onto a service road off of Westbound CRH and a connection to the UBH overpass accessible for traffic approaching from all directions. PROJECT DESCRIPTION

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33 Golconda to Pt.Fortin Highway. Engineer – AECOM Contractor – OAS Ltd (Brazil) Contract Cost TT $ 7B Commenced September 2011.

34  The socio-economic development of the South West Region has been identified by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago as one of the major growth poles. The project is a key component of this development as it will support industrial and agricultural development as well as increase employment and income levels all to the benefit of the regional population and the national economy.  The project will also improve the road network in the South West Region, providing connectivity to the main population centres such as Debe, Penal, Siparia, Fyzabad and Point Fortin.

35  The project involves the construction of a 4-lane divided highway to international freeway standards and comprises several segments of length totaling 47 km of 4-lane highway and 2.5 km of 2-lane highway (excluding ramps but including connector roads).  The highway has been designed to freeway standards with a design speed of 110 km/hr (70 mph) other features include:  Golconda Interchange  Debe Interchange  Penal Interchange

36  Siparia interchange  Fyzabad Interchange  Mon Desir Interchange  St. Mary’s Interchange  La Brea Interchange  Underpasses  Overpasses  Bridges  Utility corridors

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38 North coast region is bounded by the Maracas region. The Maracas Bay is well known as a recreational site, where tourists and locals alike congregate to enjoy the surf, sand and sea and traditional culinary delights.

39  Develop tourism industry in Maracas beach area - North Coast and Tobago.  Construction of a Highway/Tunnel to the North Coast.  Anticipated between km (will be based on outcome of feasibility study.  Request for Proposals (RFP) to be issued in October 2011.

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41  Bridges (62 small) TT$ 310M  Drainage (POS Flood Alleviation) – TT $250M  Berthing Facilities – Water Taxi Service TT $100M

42 TRAFFIC SYSTEM

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44  Implemented May 2011  Project Cost: TT$42 Million  Monitors Wrightson Road and Churchill Roosevelt Highway to its intersection with the Uriah Butler Highway.  Uses three main Software- CENTRACS, OMNICAST VIEWER and CTMS.

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49 System to be expanded to include:  Automatic Speed Enforcement System  Red Light Enforcement System  Control of the North South and East West corridors.

50 CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE WORK

51 Done through the Highways Division and State Enterprises:  Bridges Branch  Construction Branch  PURE Unit  NIDCO and MTS

52  Completion of 52 bridges  Reinstatement and stabilization of failed slopes at 23 landslips  Extension of the Diego Martin Highway 1.2km  Improvement works on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway 8.8km

53 FEASIBILITY STUDIES

54  Feasibility studies for four (4) new trunk roads total 135km completed.

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