Karnataka State Highways Improvement III Project: Report and Recommendation of the President | Asian Development Bank

Karnataka State Highways Improvement III Project: Report and Recommendation of the President

Reports and Recommendations of the President | November 2017

The report and recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors (RRP) document describes the terms and conditions of a project for consideration and approval by ADB's Board of Directors. This document dated November 2017 is provided for the ADB project 42513-014 in India.

The project will improve about 418 kilometers (km) of state highways in the state of Karnataka, in line with the state's core road network (CRN) development plan. It will involve upgrading of identified state highways to two- and four-lane widths with paved shoulders, depending on traffic requirements, and reconstruction, widening, and strengthening of culverts and bridges. The project will carry out a road safety audit to identify critical accident spots across state highways on the CRN, and implement suitable measures to improve these accident spots. The project will also strengthen institutional capacity and efficiency in Karnataka Public Works, Ports, and Inland Water Transport Department (KPWD).