38357-043: National Highways Sector Project - Additional Financing

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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 provide access to the new Southern Highway in Western and Southern provinces. The Southern Highway is the country's first controlled-access expressway, and the Colombo-Galle section of 95 kilometers (km), cofinanced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, will become ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 38357-043
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2767
Approval Date 05 Aug 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 85,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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