India: Bihar New Ganga Bridge Project

The new Ganga Bridge and approach-road network will significantly improve connectivity between north and south Bihar, and provide enhanced transport capacity and linkages to Patna. ADB will provide technical assistance to enhance existing institutional capacity to effectively operate and manage the new Ganga Bridge and other major bridges in the state.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

4 May 2017

Technical Assistance

India

Transport/Road

Ongoing

$900,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Preparing an operation management plan for the new Ganga Bridge

Developing a model maintenance manual for major bridges in about four selected districts

FINANCING

$900,000 (Asian Development Bank, through the Technical Assistance Special Funds)