33243-013: Road Maintenance and Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The principal objective of the Project is to improve transport efficiency and thereby enable the country to more fully exploit its trade potential. The Project will: (i) augment highway capacity and reduce transport costs between Dhaka and Chittagong, contributing to increases in imports and exports through Chittagong Port, (ii) divert truck traffic away from Chittagong City, thereby improving air quality and reducing urban traffic congestion, (iii) demonstrate the potential for road ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 33243-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1789/1790
Approval Date 29 Nov 2000
Closing Date 15 Apr 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 94,000
Geographical Location Throughout Bangladesh.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A


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