38357-013: National Highways Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


L2217 - The main objective of the Project is to improve transport efficiency, which will expand economic opportunities by (i) enabling RDA to manage the NH network; (ii) upgrading and increasing capacity of about 223 km of key national highways; and (iii) piloting performance based maintenance contract. L2767 - The additional financing expands the current project's output by rehabilitating and upgrading an additional 62 kilometers of national highways, comprising six link roads that ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 38357-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2767
TA No. 4736
Loan No. 2217
Loan No. 8252
Approval Date 15 Dec 2005
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 235,400
Geographical Location 223 kilometers (km) of NHs, consisting of A012 Puttalam-Anuradhapura, A006 Habarana Kantale, A026 Udatenna-Mahiyangana and A005 Nuwara Eliya-Badulla.
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Transport policies and institutional development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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