41682-013: Greater Mekong Subregion Highway Expansion Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Highway Expansion Project upgrades 178 kilometers (km) of two-lane national highways to four-lane divided highway standard. Highway 12 from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak (105 km) is on the GMS East-West Economic Corridor; and Highway 359 from Phanom Sarakham to Sa Kaeo (73 km) is along the GMS Southern Economic Corridor. The Project also assists the Department of Highways (DOH) under the Ministry of Transport (MOT) in preparing an implementation plan for the ... Read More

Country Thailand
Project Number 41682-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2608
Approval Date 15 Dec 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 77,100
Geographical Location Thailand
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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