35049-013: Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

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 Approved
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 and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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