Bhutan: Preparing Road Network Expansion Project

This technical assistance aided the Government of Bhutan in preparing a project to strengthen road sector institutions, improve strategic road networks, and provide access roads in rural communities. It also assisted the Government to formulate a midterm road sector development framework and prepare a road investment component.


PROJECT DETAILS

Approval

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

2 Jul 2003

Technical Assistance

Bhutan

Transport/Road

Closed

$500,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Feasibility study of Simtokha-Wangduephodrang (64 km) east-west highway, and the north-south highway of Trongsa-Gelephu (244 km) updated

Midterm road sector development framework formulated

FINANCING

$500,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)