Papua New Guinea Resilient Transport Project (WB-P166991)

  • Papua New Guinea
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Government of Papua New Guinea
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  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 70.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 21, 2019

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Project Description

The project aims to improve serviceability, safety, climate resilience and sustainability of roads in the Momase economic corridor.
Key results:

  1. Performance in rehabilitation and maintenance contracts meet agreed key performance indicators;
  2. Development and implementation of climate resilient road construction norms;
  3. Breakwaters and protection walls installed in the project areSlope stabilization and coastal erosion constructions built along the project road sections;
  4. Strengthened Road management capacity of DOW;
  5. Completion of road safety audits and establishment safety ratings (iRAP stars classification) at least for the Ramu highway.


Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Papua New Guinea Strategic Partnership US$ 19.4 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Noroarisoa Rabefaniraka
Sr Transport. Spec.

Ministry for Treasury
Charles Abel Hon.

Implementing Agencies
Department of Works
David Wereh, Secretary


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