33243-013: Road Maintenance and Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The principal objective of the Project is to improve transport efficiency and thereby enable the country to more fully exploit its trade potential. The Project will: (i) augment highway capacity and reduce transport costs between Dhaka and Chittagong, contributing to increases in imports and exports through Chittagong Port, (ii) divert truck traffic away from Chittagong City, thereby improving air quality and reducing urban traffic congestion, (iii) demonstrate the potential for road ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 33243-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1789/1790
Approval Date 29 Nov 2000
Closing Date 15 Apr 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 94,000
Geographical Location Throughout Bangladesh.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

Results Delivered

Expressway built or updgraded (kilometers) 14
National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 461
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 11,650,000

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
Witoon Tawisook
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Roads and Highways Department
Mr. Harun-Ur-Rashid

PDS Creation Date
03 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
15 Jul 2009