43200-024: Bridge Replacement for Improved Rural Access Sector Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will improve Papua New Guinea's (PNG) two-lane national road network by replacing narrow temporary modular steel (or Bailey) and other deteriorated bridges with permanent two-lane structures. The reusable Bailey bridges will be reassembled on rural roads to improve access. The Project is the first phase of the proposed bridge replacement program and covers five of the 16 priority national roads. It is envisaged that the Project scope will be expanded in future to finance ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 43200-024
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7874
Loan No. 2784
Loan No. 2783
Approval Date 28 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 90,800
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: B

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