Bangladesh: Development of Transport Corridors for Trade Facilitation

This technical assistance will improve two project roads, contributing to infrastructure development along the identified Transport Corridor. The Bhatiapara-Benapole road link is a part of the proposed Asian Highway route AH-1. This improvement program will help meet increased demands for road transport, enhance overall sector management capacity by providing equipment necessary for control of vehicle overloading, and accelerate the process of economic development.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval26 Jul 2006
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Road
StatusClosed
Total Cost$950,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Bogra-Natore Road (62.8km) and Bhatiapara-Benapole Road (98.51 km), including Modhumati/Kalna bridge improved

Bridges, culverts, and cross-drainage structures strengthened

FINANCING

$950,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)