Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The IDB will invest $65 million to improve transportation in Haiti

Haiti will improve the efficiency and safety of its transportation system sand will advance regional and international integration with a $65 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The five-year program, which will be carried out by the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (MTPTC),will increase competiveness, connectivity and accessibility by reducing transportation costs, improving safe transport services and enhancing the country’s regional and international integration. Specifically, the program will rehabilitate a 29.5 km stretch of the RN1 highway; between Camp Coq and Vaudreuli. The grant also includes resources necessary for the rehabilitation, improvement and or maintenance of Haiti’s primary and secondary road networks.

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