39225-022: Road Network Project II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will upgrade or construct five critical sections (about 180 kilometers [km]) of the southern east-west highway, including (i) Manitar-Raidak, (ii) Raidak-Lhamoizingkha, (iii) Pangbang-Amshingwoong (Nganglam), (iv) Tsebar-Mikuri-Durung Ri, and (v) Samdrupcholing-Samrang. Consulting services will be provided to prepare detailed design and support implementation of the civil works. These proposed road sections provide access to the border crossings and have significant regional ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 39225-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7374
Grant No. 0174
Approval Date 10 Nov 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 39,160
Geographical Location Southern areas of Bhutan
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Transport policies and institutional development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Alexandra Pamela Chiang
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Roads
Mr. Tenzin Jamstho

PDS Creation Date
16 Apr 2010

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014

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