Bangladesh: Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project (formerly Support for Public-Private Partnership in Padma Bridge)

Sovereign Project | 35049-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project (formerly Support for Public-Private Partnership in Padma Bridge)
Project Number 35049-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4652-BAN: Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project (formerly Support for Public-Private Partnership in Padma Bridge)
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultants with expertise in the areas of (i) road and bridge engineering; (ii) economic and financial analysis of transport projects; (iii) structuring PPP schemes in roads and bridge projects; (iv) social analysis, poverty impact and resettlement issues; and (v) environmental assessment of road and bridge projects will be required. It is anticipated that a total of 12 person-months of international consultancy services and 15 person-months of domestic consultancy services will be required. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement To be determined

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Prodyut Dutt
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Bridge Authority
Matin Mollah, Chief Engineer
Setu Bhaban, Airport Road, Dhaka


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 27 Feb 2005 to 07 Mar 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 19 Oct 2008

TA 4652-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2005 29 Jan 2006 29 Jan 2006 31 May 2006 30 Sep 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 22 Sep 2005 659,277.44

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Padma Multipurpose Bridge Design Project Resettlement Plans Nov 2009

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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