Nepal: Road Connectivity Project (formerly Road Connectivity Sector II)

This project preparatory technical assistance provides a continuation of the Road Connectivity Sector 1 Project, necessary in the preparation of project design and feasibility studies for the Road Connectivity Project (RCP). The RCP improved Nepal’s accessibility and connectivity to district headquarters and international markets through an upgraded/rehabilitated Strategic Road Network. It also created an alternative east-west highway link between eastern Nepal and the remainder of the country.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

3 Mar 2010

Technical Assistance

Nepal

Transport/Road

Closed

$800,000

KEY OUTPUTS

267 km of national highway and feeder roads improved and 21 road bridges constructed

Procurement functions of Department of Roads staff strengthened through training in contracts, management, and technical subjects

FINANCING

$200,000 (Government of Nepal )

$600,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)