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Nepal: Road Network Development

Sovereign (Public) Project | 29472-032 Status: Closed

The principal objective of the Project is to assist the Government to improve transport efficiency and thereby enable the country to stimulate economic growth and job creation, leading to reductions in poverty. The Project will maintain about 140 km of the EWH, improve approximately 165 km of roads to all-weather paved surface, construct a district headquarters access road of about 96 km using environment-friendly, labor-based construction methods, develop and implement performance-based maintenance on about 200-300 km of the network, and improve abouat 10 km of cross-border access road.

Project Details

Project Officer
Shrestha, Amulya Das South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Nepal
Modality
  • Grant
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Road Network Development
Project Number 29472-032
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 3785-NEP: Road Network Development
Government of the United Kingdom US$ 9.60 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The principal objective of the Project is to assist the Government to improve transport efficiency and thereby enable the country to stimulate economic growth and job creation, leading to reductions in poverty. The Project will maintain about 140 km of the EWH, improve approximately 165 km of roads to all-weather paved surface, construct a district headquarters access road of about 96 km using environment-friendly, labor-based construction methods, develop and implement performance-based maintenance on about 200-300 km of the network, and improve abouat 10 km of cross-border access road. The Project will induce more efficient movement of goods and passengers, provide better access to income and employment opportunities and to education and health centers; improve public sector implementation and maintenance capacity in the road sector; support development of private sector capabilities to carry out road improvement and maintenance by contract; improve road safety and axle-load control; and provide community access and complementary facilities through a participatory approach leading to poverty reduction.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 Consulting services will be required for the (i) detailed design and construction supervision for the civil works under the east-west highway strengthening, roads improvement, feeder road construction, cross-border access road improvement and road safety and axle-load control; (ii) program design and implementation supervision for PBM; and (iii) poverty reduction impact monitoring. About 170 person-months of domestic consulting will be required.
Procurement The civil works contracts will be awarded on the basis of international competitive bidding and local competitive bidding procedures, for about 25-30 contract packages. Civil works packages with contract values more than $1.0 million will be contracted through international competitive bidding.
Responsible ADB Officer Shrestha, Amulya Das
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Project Directorate (ADB) - Department of Roads
Project Director, ADB Project Directorate
Bishalnagar, Kathmandu Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 16 Mar 2001 to 30 Mar 2001
MRM 31 May 2001
Approval 13 Dec 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Dec 2008
Last PDS Update 01 Dec 2006

Grant 3785-NEP

Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 9.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 9.60 - 0.00 0.00 %

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