Papua New Guinea: Road Upgrading and Maintenance Project

Sovereign Project | 32124-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Road Upgrading and Maintenance Project
Project Number 32124-012
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3037-PNG: Road Upgrading and Maintenance Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective is to assist the Government institutionalize a sustainable and systematic road network maintenance operation in the Highlands region. The Project will establish the required road conditions by restoring the road network to the appropriate standards for meeting the current demand and to enable effective maintenance. The Project will assist the government to upgrade its road maintenance operation in the Highlands region to carry out timely and effective asset management and maintenance. The Project will help the road network serve its role in facilitating economic growth and social integration of remote communities to the mainstream of the economy. The scope of the Project includes (i) road upgrading subprojects in the Provinces of Southern Highlands, Eastern Highlands, Western Highlands, Simbu, and Enga, (ii) asset management including rehabilitation subprojects in the same provinces, (iii) training, (iv) detailed designs, and construction supervision, and (v) strengthening of Project implementation and the road maintenance operation through formation for the Highlands Region Maintenance Group.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Five Highlands Provinces (Enga, Chimbu (Simbu), Eastern Highlands, Western Highlands, and Southern Highlands
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Marcelo J. Minc
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Pacific Operations Division
Executing Agencies
Department of Transport, Works and Civil Aviation
Mr. Alphonse Niggins, Secretary
Boroko, NCD, Papua New Guinea
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 1998
Fact Finding 30 Mar 1998 to 08 Apr 1998
Approval 02 Jul 1998
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 01 Dec 2006

TA 3037-PNG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Jul 1998 16 Sep 1998 16 Sep 1998 - 31 Oct 2001 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 77,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 827,000.00 02 Jul 1998 704,087.16

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