31280-013: Road Sector Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will be the first intervention under the medium-term program for road sector development in Sri Lanka. The first objective is to improve transport efficiency by (i) strengthening national and provincial roads institutions to perform their core role of strategic management and planning of the road network; (ii) developing strong, competitive domestic capacity for road construction and engineering services; (iii) planning, executing, and financing road maintenance on a sustainable basi... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31280-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1986
Loan No. 8206
Approval Date 11 Dec 2012
Closing Date 14 May 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 56,500
Geographical Location Western, North Central, North Western and Uva provinces
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 770
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 845,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Nissanka Salgado
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Local Govt & Provincial Council(MLGPC)
Mr. Ranjith Pemasiri

Ministry of Highway-COLOMBO
Mr. S. Chandrapalan

PDS Creation Date
10 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013