38357-043: National Highways Sector Project - Additional Financing

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The additional financing expands the current project's output by rehabilitating and upgrading an additional 62 kilometers of national highways, comprising six link roads that provide access to the new Southern Highway in Western and Southern provinces. The Southern Highway is the country's first controlled-access expressway, and the Colombo-Galle section of 95 kilometers (km), cofinanced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, will become operational... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 38357-043
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2767
Approval Date 05 Aug 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 85,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road transport (non-urban)
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Aruna Uddeeptha Nanayakkara
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping

Last PDS Update
20 Jul 2014

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