Mliba - Msahweni Road


Overview

  • Reference: P-SZ-D00-006
  • Appraisal Date: 25/07/1997
  • Board Presentation: 20/11/1997
  • Status: LendingLEND
  • Implementing Agency: --
  • Location:

Description

The project consists of:-

a) The civil works for the upgrading the existing gravel road between Mliba and Msahweni to bitumen standard; and,

b) Consultancy services for the supervision of construction of the road.


Objectives

The primary objective of the project is to reduce road transport costs by upgrading roads which carry high traffic volumes in the country.


Rationale

The Bank is already involved in the improvement of the transport sector in the country, which is accorded high priority in the Bank's CSP. This project is the result of studies financed by the Bank.


Benefits

The project will reduce vehicle operating costs and cost burden imposed by the existing situation, as well as stimulate economic activity in the road's area of influence.


Key contacts

GEBREMEDHIN Dawit - OITC2


Estimated Cost

Amount
UAC 15,000,000