35049-013: Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will build the first fixed crossing across the Padma River for road traffic comprising (a) a two-level steel truss composite bridge 6.15 km long, the top deck to accommodate a four-lane highway and the lower deck to accommodate a single-track railway to be added in the future; (b) 12.0 km of approach roads, 1.5 km on the Mawa side and 10.5 km on the Janjira side; (c) bridge-end facilities including toll plazas and service areas; and (d) river training with dredging and bank protectio... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35049-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2702
Loan No. 2701
Approval Date 25 Nov 2010
Closing Date 07 Aug 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 615,000
Geographical Location The Padma Bridge will connect the southwest region with the Dhaka capital region across the Padma Bridge at the Mawa-Jaujira Crossing Point.
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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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
Bangladesh Bridge Authority

PDS Creation Date
06 Jun 2006

Last PDS Update
15 Oct 2013

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