Poland: Third Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project

June 6, 2006

IBRD LOAN: US$180.2 million
TERMS: Grace period= 5 years, Maturity= 15 years
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Third Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project for Poland will continue improving the effectiveness of Poland's national road rehabilitation and maintenance systems, with emphasis on quality, efficiency, financial viability, safety, and road user satisfaction. The project includes support of road safety campaigns based on themes such as alcohol and driving, speeding, safety of children and pedestrian safety; support of an Intelligent Transport System study aimed at establishing national standards for gathering and transferring information; and technical assistance to help encourage better and faster absorption of the EU regional funds for the current (2004-2006) and next (2007-2013) transport operational programs in Poland, among other things.

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Miriam Van Dyck
Tel : (202) 458 2931