Provincial Roads Improvement Project-Additional Financing


Project 43309-015
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Type Loan
Sector Transport
Country Cambodia
Start 2016
End 2018
Status Ongoing
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 6,000

Project Description

The project will rehabilitate the pavement of about 157 km of roads in Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Prey Vang, and Svay Rieng. The rehabilitation program will provide a safer, climate-resilient, and cost-effective provincial road network with all-year access to markets and other social services for provincial centers of southeastern and Midwestern Cambodia.

Progress (as of March 2021)


Contact 1
Contact Name Hakim, Januar
Organization Asian Development Bank
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

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  • Safe, climate- resilient, and cost- effective road network that provides all-year access in the agricultural areas of the project provinces
  • Average travel times on project roads decrease by 25% from 2012 to 2017
  • Share of the paved provincial road network increases from 11% in 2010 to 12% in 2017
  • 157 km of provincial roads and the CBF rehabilitated, and about 117 km of road sections improved according to climate-resilient codes and standards by 2017
  • 40% of project beneficiaries in project districts in Svay Rieng, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu (Thpong district), and Prey Veng (Kamchay Chay), and all contractor personnel participate in an HIV awareness and human trafficking-prevention program before and during civil works construction by 2017
  • At least two women facilitators conduct road safety awareness program in communes
  • At least 50% of women-led households participate in community-based road safety awareness workshops
  • Women workers provide at least 30% of local unskilled labor for road upgrading and maintenance