32288-013: Road Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to undertake improvements on the East-West Highway, including resurfacing, construction of line drainage and slope protection works. Because the Project road is the only east-west link, the country will benefit from improved transport accessibility, savings in road maintenance costs and reduction in vehicle operating costs. The Project will also: (i) encourage private sector participation and assist in the development of the domestic contracting and consulting ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 32288-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number Loan No. 1763
Approval Date 03 Oct 2000
Closing Date 08 Aug 2006
Geographical Location Sintokha-Trongsa-Trashigang and Trongsa-Zhemgang
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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