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July 25, 2014

Status : Active Phase : Planning (Under appraisal) Reference: 20140057 Release date: 23 July 2014 Promoter Financial Intermediary : REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE Location : France Sector(s) : Transport Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount) : EUR 300 million Total cost (Approximate amount) : EUR 1590 million Description : Design, build, finance, operate and maintain a motorway section between Saint Etienne and Lyon. Objectives : The A45 motorway will enable to reduce the travel time between Lyon and Saint Etienne to 35 minutes and allow for improved quality standards. Comments : The Project Bond Credit Enhancement (PBCE) and the Loan Guarantee for Ten-Transport (LGTT) will be proposed in order to credit-enhance the senior debt. Environmental aspects : The project falls under Annex I of the EIA Directive 2011/92/EC and a full EIA has been carried out. The project affects directly or indirectly protected areas registered as ZNIEFF (zone naturelle d%intÉrÊt Écologique, faunistique et floristique) or sensitive natural areas (espaces naturels sensibles - ENS). However, it does not affect any Natura 2000 area. Mitigation and compensation measures have been identified in the context of the EIA and public consultations which took place respectively in 2005 and 2006/2007. Compliance with the SEA Directive 2001/42/EC, EIA Directive 2011/92/EU, Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC and Birds Directives 2009/147/EC will be reviewed at appraisal. Procurement : Three consortia have been pre-qualified following the pre-qualification notice published in the OJEU on the 24th April 2012, in line with EU Directive 2004/18/EC. Conformity of the procurement procedure will be reviewed at appraisal stage. Conformity of the procurement procedure will be reviewed at appraisal stage.

Project completion date : 2015-07-31 12:00:00

Major organization : REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE

Address : France

Country :France

Financier : European Investment Bank (EIB),

Financier address : Financier : European Investment Bank 98-100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer L-2950 Luxembourg Website : Tel : (+352) 43 79 1 Fax : (+352) 43 77 04

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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