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

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35049-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Terminated / Cancelled
Approval Numbers 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.
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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