30513-013: GMS: Phnom Penh-HCMC Road

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is the first to be implemented under the Bank's GMS initiative. It will assist the Cambodian and Vietnamese Governments with improving the cross-border section of the highway linking Phnom Penh in Cambodia with Ho Chi Minh City in Viet Nam. The section to be improved between the Mekong River ferry crossing in Cambodia and Thuc Duc in Viet Nam is 185 km long, 105 km in Cambodia and 80 km in Viet Nam. Read More

Country Cambodia
Project Number 30513-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number Loan No. 1659
Approval Date 15 Dec 1998
Closing Date 20 Jul 2006
Geographical Location The road is located in the lower reaches of the Mekong River valley, in the road corridor connecting Bangkok in Thailand, Phnom Penh in Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau Port in Viet Nam.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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