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Senegal - Diamniadio Highway Construction Project - RAP Summary


The Dakar-Diamniadio-Thiès highway is one of the major infrastructural projects that seeks to: (i) recreate the optimal conditions that would enable Dakar to fully play its role as an economic centre; (ii) ensure balanced development of the country; (iii) define and implement enhanced policies on urban transport, the environment, housing, hygiene and sanitation; and (iv) as regards transport, restore the conditions required for the consolidation of growth and promote the emergence of new investment and economic development zones on the Dakar-Thiès highway. The highway is also expected to allow for rapid connection between the new Diass airport, the special integrated economic zone, and the future Business Centre to be built on the existing airport site.

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