47182-001: Southern Road Connectivity Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed project will improve the efficiency of road transport in the south region of Sri Lanka to handle the fast-growing travel demand incurred by the economic and social activities. The Road Project Preparatory Facility (RPPF) is being used to prepare the feasibility study and detail design for improvement of project roads. In order to address the bottlenecks of national road network in south region, including Southern Province and Western Province, the project will (i) improve about ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47182-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3027
Loan No. 3028
Approval Date 23 Sep 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,000
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)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C


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