Improving Growth Corridors in Mindanao Road Sector Project (ADB-41076-048)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Philippines
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Province of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Peninsula
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 14, 2017
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Borrower
Government of the Philippines
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 380.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 380.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Feb 15, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2018


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Project Description

According to ADB website, the project will improve an estimated 280 kilometers (km) of national primary, secondary, and tertiary roads in Mindanao. The improvements will include paving earth roads, replacing damaged road sections, widening existing roads, adding surface overlays, and replacing and strengthening bridges. The project roads will be designed with features to strengthen resilience to climate change. It will finance detailed engineering for improvement of another 300 km of national highways in Mindanao, to be implemented under future projects.

The project will improve the institutional capacity of DPWH to make management of the transport sector more efficient and contribute to improved operations of the transport sector in Mindanao and nationwide.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB

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