PMU3-Northwest Provincial Road Improvement Project (CNPRIP-CW2)

CNPRIP is an integral part of the Northwest Economic Corridor which is one of the eleven flagship programs of The 10 year Greater Mekong Sub-region Strategic Framework. The Northwest Civil Works Implementation Provincial NR56 network stretches from Sisophon through National Road NR56 to Southwest Safeguards of THAILAND.

The Project extends from the Cambodia at Sisophon in BANTEAY MEANCHEY province to the Cambodia at Samraong in ORDOR MEANCHEY province. Some part of NR56 (113km) road networks will be improved under ADB Loan from Sisophon to Km 29 and some parts of NR56 (113km) road network will be improved under EDCF Laon from Km 29 to Samraong 84km, and Ministry of Public Works and Transport is the project Executing Agency (PEA)


The GMS-CNPRIP ROAD Project – EDCF LOAN KHM-9 Original Scope of Works

As per Original Scope of Works, this Project will be completed the Greater Mekong Subregion Northwest Provincial Road improve NR56 (GMS-CNPRIP-CW2) in Cambodia. The Project components include: (i) Rehabilitation of transport infrastructure: 84 kilometers (km) of National Road (NR) 56 between 29Km from Sisophon and Samraong (ii) provision of Equipment for new Cross Border Facility (CBF) in O’smach on Cambodia border. (iii) Supply and installation of Automatic Traffic Counting System (ATCS) at 7location on National Road: where design will take into account the works carried out under the EDCF’s Loan KHM-9.

The project aims to provide provincial towns and rural area with reliable all year-round access to social services as well as to Historical and Natural Cultural Sites in project area and to increase the Agricultural Industrial production, thus supporting more direct routes for international border crossing and greater access can provide the basic for development of the tourism industry as well.
The impact of the Project will be to promote economic growth in the Project area and the GMS by strengthening connectivity with neighboring countries and increasing competitiveness. The outcome of the Project will be to reduce transport time and costs on the corridor, and induce more efficient movement of passengers and goods within the Project area and between GMS countries.