South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

(BNG) South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity Project

Locations

Type

Road

Status

Started

Total Reported Cost

259.5 million USD

Initiatives

Start Date

June 05 2013

Start of Construction

2015

Planned Completion Date

June 30 2018

Funders

Source(s) Amount
198,000,000 USD
30,000,000 USD
30,000,000 USD
86,700,000 USD
1,500,000 USD

Description

The project addresses the rehabilitation and upgrade of approximately 110km of Dhaka-Northwest corridor by expanding the Joydebpur-Chandra-Tangail-Hatikamrul Road to a four-lane operation, alongside improving two land ports at Benapole and Burimari. The initiative will increase and strengthen the capacity of roads in Bangladesh to an international standard.