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  • Thailand
Location: Sakon Nakhon, Nakon Phantom, Roi Et, Yasothon
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-10-20
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Borrower or Client: Government of Thailand
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  • Transport
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 99.40 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-12-14
Disclosure Date: 2017-10-25
Greater Mekong Subregion Highway Expansion Phase 2 Project

Project Description
The proposed project will (i) upgrade about 125 kilometers (km) of national highway in the northeastern region of Thailand from two-lane carriageway to four-lane carriageway; and (ii) strengthen capacity in road safety management by introducing road safety audits and road safety awareness training for the executing agency during project implementation.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Department of Highways Ministry of Transport and Communications Rama VI Road, Khet Ratchthevee Bangkok 10400, Thailand ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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