35049-013: Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The Project will build the first fixed crossing across the Padma River for road traffic comprising (a) a two-level steel truss composite bridge 6.15 km long, the top deck to accommodate a four-lane highway and the lower deck to accommodate a single-track railway to be added in the future; (b) 12.0 km of approach roads, 1.5 km on the Mawa side and 10.5 km on the Janjira side; (c) bridge-end facilities including toll plazas and service areas; and (d) river training with dredging and bank ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2702
Loan No. 2701
|Approval Date||25 Nov 2010|
|Closing Date||07 Aug 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||615,000|
|Geographical Location||The Padma Bridge will connect the southwest region with the Dhaka capital region across the Padma Bridge at the Mawa-Jaujira Crossing Point.|
Transport and ICT
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Some gender benefits|
Indigenous People: C
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