According to bank documents, the project consists of the reconstruction, upgrading and coastal protection of the Sao Tome City's main avenue, Avenida Marginal 12 de Julho. The project aims to improve the road safety and connectivity, being the key part of the primary national road network and core element of the capital's urban regeneration and tourism development.
The project aims to improve safety for pedestrians, motorised as well as non-motorised vehicles on the road and the hinterland, its connectivity as transport and coastal protection corridor and ultimately its climate resilience. The project will also include Technical Assistance for project preparation and implementation. In detail, the project will:
i) improve the connection between the capital and the country's main airport;
ii) improve the mobility conditions within the capital area;
iii) contribute to the improvement of the overall road network by enhancing the link between the national roads EN1, EN2 and EN3;
iv) increase the protection of the coastal stretch along the road against erosion and flooding;
v) increase the attractiveness of the capital's waterfront for both locals and tourism development; and
vi) improve accessibility to the coast and the conditions of fishery landing sites.
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