32373-013: Road Network

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to improve transport efficiency on the trunk road network and accessibility in rural areas, which will contribute both to expansion of economic opportunities and poverty reduction. This objective will be achieved through (i) improving and shortening a major north-south highway (136 km), (ii) constructing feeder roads (102 km), (iii) enhancing DOR's capacity of road asset management and road safety audit, and (iv) facilitating private sector participation in ... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 32373-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4658
Loan No. 2187
Approval Date 30 Sep 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 27,600
Geographical Location Sarpang, Zhemgang, Chhukha, Lhuentse, Mongar, Trashigang
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B

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