30022-013: Southwest Road Network Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The principal objective of the Project is to improve the existing National Highway 7, Dhaka-Mawa-Mongla and selected feeder roads to (i) allow for more effective and lower cost communications with the southern/southwestern regions of Bangladesh with improvements to flood-prone links, (ii) facilitate east-west trade movements, particularly cross-border trade with India, (iii) further exploit the potential of Mongla Port to contribute to effective goods movement in the western region of ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 30022-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status
Approval Number Loan No. 1708
Approval Date 16 Nov 1999
Closing Date 27 Sep 2006
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

Results Delivered

Expressway built or updgraded (kilometers) 162
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 35,000,000

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