Greater Mekong Subregion: Cambodia Northwest Provincial Road Improvement


Project 42358-013
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Type Loan
Sector Transport
Country Cambodia
Start 2009
End 2015
Status Closed
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 47,890
Confinancing Source: Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)

Project Description

The proejct will assist the Government of Cambodia to improve the provincial national road network in northwestern Cambodia and the cross-border facility with Thailand. The proeject includes (i) improvement of National Road 56 (NR 56) (from Sisophon to Samraong, approximately 113 kilometers, (ii) improvement of the cross-border facility at O'smach, (iii) a road maintenance program, (iv) a road safety program, and (iv) an HIV prevention and anti-human trafficking program.

Progress (as of March 2021)

Project closed


Contact 1
Contact Name Date, Shihiru
Organization Asian Development Bank
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

News and Multimedia

  • Increased subregional transport and trade between Thailand and Cambodia. In 2013, passenger traffic increased by 30% and cargo traffic by 20% in O'smach border from 2010.
  • Increased transport efficiency in northwestern Cambodia. By 2018, average travel time to services in the project districts of 1.0-1.5 hours in 2010 will be reduced to 30-45 minutes. From 2010 to 2013, average trip lengths of the project road increased by 40%.