Bangladesh: Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway Public-Private Partnership Design Project

This technical assistance loan is developing a design for the Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway that is ready for financing under a public-private partnership (PPP) and assisting the Ministry of Communication of the Government of Bangladesh in engaging a concessionaire for the follow-on project. It will also assist the Government in updating the feasibility study by preparing detailed engineering design documents and selecting an appropriate PPP financing scheme.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval30 Mar 2012
Funding TypeLoan
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Road
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$12.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Feasibility study with assessment of different route alignment options

Economic and financial analysis for the follow-on investment project, structuring of the PPP, and financial model and recommended PPP structure for the follow-on project

Capacity development in PPP project implementation for the executing agency

Detailed engineering design for selected option

FINANCING

$10 million (Asian Development Bank)

$2.5 million (Government of Bangladesh)