Southern Transport Development Project

Date: February 2008
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Document Type: Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements / Loan Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements

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Description

The primary objectives of the Project are to (i) facilitate and act as catalyst for, development in the economically deprived southern region of the country, by constructing a new highway linking Colombo with Galle (the southern provincial capital) and Matara; and (ii) produce a sustainable and quantifiable reduction in the country's very high road accident rates.