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Lebanon - Roads and Employment Project (English)

The development objectives of Roads and Employment Project for Lebanon are to: (i) improve transport connectivity along select paved road sections; and (ii) create short term jobs for Lebanese and Syrians. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Roads Rehabilitation and Maintenance, will primarily finance works for the rehabilitation and maintenance of about 500 kilometers of primary, secondary, and tertiary roads, including road safety and spot improvements as well as supporting consultancy services. 2) The second component, Improving Road Emergency Response Capacity, aims at improving the capacity of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) to deal with road emergency works, especially those induced by snow and climate extremes. 3) The third component, Capacity Building and Implementation Support, is aimed at building the capacity of the Lebanese agencies in the planning and management of the road sector. It has the following five subcomponents: (i) Strengthen national road asset management; (ii) Support the planning and implementation of road safety measures; (iii) Support planning and design studies; (iv) Support training activities; and (v) Support for project Implementation.

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Lebanon - Roads and Employment Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.