Bangladesh: Priority Roads Project

Sovereign Project | 40540-012 Status: Closed


Latest Project Documents

Title Date
Priority Roads Project Sep 2009

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Project Name Priority Roads Project
Project Number 40540-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7383-BAN: Priority Roads Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
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 (i) Joydevpur-Chandra-Tangail-Hatikamrul road section in N4 and N405, (ii) Faridpur-Barisal road section in N8, and (iii) Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Highway in N8.

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B

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

A firm of consultants- 10 person-months of international experts and 21 person-months of national experts, for a period of 8 months- will be engaged, with expertise on engineering and implementation arrangement, economic analysis and institutional assessment and capacity building.

Three individual consultants will also be engaged (4 person-months for international and 6 person-months for national, for a period of 8 months) for due diligence on environment, resettlement and social development aspects.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Lee Tai
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Roads and Highways Department
Block A, Room 122, Sarak Bhaban
Ramna, Dhaka


Concept Clearance 23 Sep 2009
Fact Finding 29 Jul 2009 to 02 Aug 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Sep 2009
Last PDS Update 23 Apr 2010

TA 7383-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Nov 2009 15 Sep 2010 15 Sep 2010 31 Jan 2011 31 May 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 23 Nov 2009 627,669.19
Title Document Type Document Date
Priority Roads Project Design and Monitoring Frameworks Sep 2009

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