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Nepal road and bridge improvements receiving $133 million

Staff Writer |
A loan from the World Bank will help pay for a series of road upgrades across Nepal.

The $133 million loan will be directed towards improving 12,412km of Nepal’s road network, including both major highways and secondary link roads.

Also benefiting from the loan will be many of Nepal’s bridges. Maintenance work will be carried out to 90 bridges and safety measures will be improved on 180 bridges.

Construction work will be completed on 92 bridges being built at present, while a further 115 existing bridges that are no longer fit for purpose will be replaced.

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