Sitakunda-Cox's Bazar Expressway (Construction)

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Started

Total Reported Cost

2.8 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

2014

Start of Construction

2019

Planned Completion Date

2021

Contractors

Consultants

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
None USD

Description

The Sitakunda-Cox's Bazar Marine Drive Expressway involves the construction of a 170-km-long marine drive expressway along the coastline of the Bay of Bengal.The seaside expressway will connect Chittagong's industrial hub, Sitakunda with the sea beach in Cox's Bazar. This expressway will be connected with the Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor and Asian Highway-41. The project includes approximately 100 bridges and 80 km of coastal protection works.

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