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PROJECT DATA SHEET

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

PDS Creation Date

04 Sep 2007

PDS Updated as of

09 Mar 2008

Project Name

Road Sector Master Plan

Country

Sri Lanka

Project/Program Number

37263-012

Status

Closed

Geographical Location

Colombo, Sri Lanka

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Sector and/or Subsector Classification

Transport and ICT / Road Transport

Thematic Classification

Economic growth

Gender Mainstreaming Categories

FINANCING
Type/Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance TOTAL Approval Number 4315 Source of Funding Technical Assistance Special Fund Approved Amount (US$ thousand) 1,000 US$ 1,000

SUMMARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES


Environmental Aspects Involuntary Resettlement

Indigenous Peoples

STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATION, PARTICIPATION, AND CONSULTATION


During Project Design During Project Implementation

DESCRIPTION
The purpose of this TA will be to assist the Government prepare a road master plan through a prioritized plan to develop the road network for the next 20 years. This will be achieved through the development of (i) a Road Network Master Plan for the country's core network; (ii) an investment Plan for the next 10-20 years; and (iii) financing strategies to increase participation of the private sector in road works. The approach is to use generalized information to determine a ranking based on relative benefits and costs, and to establish a pipeline of possible projects for implementation in the next 10-20 years under various funding scenarios. Physical development should be guided by this road master plan, taking inco consideration the need to develop a modern highway system without abandoning the improvement of the existing road network.

PROJECT RATIONALE AND LINKAGE TO COUNTRY/REGIONAL STRATEGY

DEVELOPMENT IMPACT

PROJECT OUTCOME
Description of Outcome Progress Towards Outcome

OUTPUTS AND IMPLEMENTATION PROGRESS


Description of Project Outputs Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Date of First Listing 06 Sep 2007

Consulting Services

The TA will require 70 person-months of consulting services months of international consultants and 45 of domestic cons will have expertise in (i) transport policy, (ii) transport econom engineering including structural engineering, (iv) geotechnica engineering; (v) traffic engineering, (vi) surveying, (vii) enviro social and poverty analysis, and (ix) resettlement planning.

Procurement

Procurement and Consulting Notices

http://www.adb.org/projects/37263-012/business-opportunities

TIMETABLE
Concept Clearance

Fact-finding

10 Nov 2003 to 21 Nov 2003

Management Review Meeting

Approval

20 Jan 2004

Last Review Mission

MILESTONES
Closing Approval No. Technical Assistance 4315 Approval 20 Jan 2004 Signing 11 Feb 2004 Effectivity Original 11 Feb 2004 31 Mar 2005 Revised 31 Mar 2008 Actual

TA AMOUNT (US$ THOUSAND)


Approval Number Technical Assistance 4315 Approved Amount 1,000 Revised Amount 1,000 Total Commitment 941 Uncommitted Balance 59 Total Disbursement 941 Undisbursed Balance 59

CONTACTS AND UPDATE DETAILS


Responsible ADB Officer Lise Weidner (lweidner@adb.org)

Responsible ADB Department

South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Division

Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies

Ministry of Highway-COLOMBO R. W. R. Pemasiri

LINKS
Project Website http://www.adb.org/projects/37263-012/main

List of Project Documents

http://www.adb.org/projects/37263-012/documents