Asian Highway - UN Highway â€1 (AH1), Asian Highwayâ€2 (AH2) and Asian Highwayâ€41 (AH41). Total length of the AH routes in Bangladesh is 1771 Km

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  • AsianHighwayAvisionfortheFutureAsianHighway

    AvisionfortheFuture

    CountryPresentation:Bangladesh03November2015

    6th WorkingGroupMeetingonAsianHighwaySeoul,Korea

  • AsianHighway(AH)1

    AHNetworkInBangladesh2

    SignageonAH3

    RealignmentProposalofAH4

    PresentationOutline

  • Connectivity whydoweneed?

    RegionalConnectivityisessentialforseamlessmovementofpeople,goodsandservicesacrossborders;

    Crossbordertransportconnectivity animportantfactorforregionaleconomiccooperationthroughinvestment,production,andtrade;

    Connectivityenhancespeopletopeoplecontact;

  • BangladeshPerspective: Advantageousgeographicallocation allowsittoconnectwithneighboringcountriesandglobaltransportnetwork;

    Recognizingtheimportanceofregionalconnectivityinenhancingeconomiccooperation,Bangladeshhasundertakenawiderangeofprogramstoupgradeitscorridorbasedtransportnetworktoastandardwithaviewtoaccommodatingregionalaswellasinternationaltraffic.

  • AsianHighwayNetwork

  • AH-1 : Tokyo, Japan to Kapikula, Turkey

    Tokyo

    Kapikula

    Dhaka

    Istambul

    Ankara Tehran

    Kabul

    Islamabad

    Agra Mandalay

    YangoonBangkok

    PhnoPenh

    Guangzhu

    Beijing

    Seol

    AH1Length:20,551km

    AH1crosses14countries

  • AH-2 : Denpasar, Indonesia to Khosravi, Iran

    Denpasar

    Jakarta

    Singapore

    KualaLumpur

    Bangkok

    Mandalay

    Imphal

    Dhaka

    ShiliguriNewDelhi

    MultanQuetta

    Khorsravi

    AH2Length:13,177km

    AH2crosses10countries

  • StatusofAHinSouthAsiaCountry Primary ClassI ClassII ClassIII BellowIII Total

    (Km)

    Bangladesh 72 1553 94 22 1741

    Bhutan 7 116 47 170

    India 90 4069 1675 5699 277 11810

    Nepal 218 1082 13 1313

    Pakistan 357 1116 254 2475 1138 5340

    SriLanka 45 525 71 641

    Total 447 5309 4341 9421 1497 21015

    Percentage 2.1 25.35 20.65 44.8 7.1 100.00

    UNESCAP2014

  • AHNetworkinBangladesh

  • AHNetworkinBangladesh

    Bangladeshsigned IntergovernmentalAgreementofAsianHighwayNetwork(IGA)on05July2009IGAcameintoforceon08November2009

    ThreeAsianHighwayRoutescrossesBangladeshAsianHighway1(AH1),AsianHighway2(AH2)andAsianHighway41(AH41).TotallengthoftheAHroutesinBangladeshis1771Km

    AH1andAH2substantiallycrossmorethanonesubregionandconnectBangladeshwith28countries.

    AH41remainswithinthesubregion.

  • AHNetworkinBangladeshAH Route Length according to

    AH design standard(Km)TotalLength,Km(CommonPart)

    I II III/BelowIII

    AH1 47 418 27 492

    AH2 42 758 800(283,AH1)

    AH41 220 702 922(160,AH2)

  • AsianHighwayDataBase

    Primary ClassI ClassII ClassIII BelowIII

    2013 0.00 78.0 1560.0 95.0 20.0

    2015 0.00 309.0 1425.0 22.0 5.0

    Change% 0.0 298.0 (8.5) (76.5) (75.0)

    LengthinKilometer

  • AH1insideBangladeshTamabil

    Sylhet

    Sherpur

    Mirpur

    Sarial

    Nashingdi

    Katchpur

    Dhaka(S)

    Mawa

    Charjanajat

    Bhanga

    Bhatiapara

    Kalna FG

    Narail

    Jessore

    53km

    39km

    45km

    61km

    47km

    38km

    10km

    0km

    29km

    37km

    3km

    24km

    32km

    Total492km

    35km

    38km

    Benapole

  • Sections Length(Km)

    AHStandard Projects

    Tamabil Sylhet 55 II FS&DDcompleted

    Sylhet Shaistaganj 40.5 I/II FS&DDcompleted

    Shaistaganj Mirpur 43.25 II FS&DDcompleted

    Mirpur Sarail 61 II FS&DDcompleted

    Sarail Narhsingdi 53 I/II FS&DDcompleted

    Narhsingdi Katchpur 33.5 I/II FS&DDcompleted

    Katchpur Dhaka(South) 8 I Alreadyupgraded

    Dhaka(South) Mawa 35 I/II FS&DDcompleted

    Mawa Charjanajat 6.15 PadmaMultipurposeBridge

    Charjanajat Bhanga 22.25 II FS&DDcompleted

    Bhanga Bhatiapara 38 II FS&DDongoing

    Bhatiapara KalnaFG 3 III FS&DDongoing

    KalnaFG Narail 24 III,BellowIII FS&DDongoing

    Narail Jessore 32 II FS&DDongoing

    Jessore Benapole 38 II FS&DDongoing

    ProjectsonAH1

  • AH2insideBangladeshTamabil

    Sylhet

    Sherpur

    Sarail

    Narshingdi

    Katchpur

    Dhaka(N)

    Kaliakoir

    Elenga

    Hatikamrul

    Bogra

    Gobindagonj

    Ranjgpur

    Beldanga

    53km

    39km

    61km

    47km

    38km

    10km

    20km

    50km

    40km

    56km

    34km

    71km

    67km

    Panchagarh

    76km

    Banglabandha

    56km

    Joydevpur

    20km

    Total517km

    22km

    Dhaka(S)

  • Sections km Class Projects

    Dhaka(South) Dhaka(North) 20 I Developed

    Dhaka(North) Joydevpur 22 I Developed

    Joydevpur Kaliakoir 22 II SASECRoadConnectivityProjectongoing

    Kariakoir Elenga 49 II SASECRoadConnectivityProjectongoing

    Elenga Hatikamrul 41 II FS&DDcompleted

    Hatikamrul Bogra 55.5 II FS&DDcompleted

    Bogra Gonbindaganj 34.25 II FS&DDcompleted

    Gonbindaganj Rangpur 66.5 II FS&DDcompleted

    Rangpur Beldanga 72.5 II FS&DDongoing

    Beldanga Panchagarh 78.25 II FS&DDongoing

    Panchagarh Banglabandha 56 II FS&DDongoing

    ProjectsonAH2

  • AH41insideBangladeshTeknaf

    CoxsBazar

    Keranirhat

    Chittagong

    Feni

    Moinamoti

    Daudkandi

    Dhaka(N)

    Joydevpur

    Kaliakoir

    Elenga

    Banpara

    Dasuria

    87km

    92km

    49km

    88km

    63km

    43km

    26km

    22km

    20km

    50km

    40km

    51km

    23km

    Paksey

    9km

    Kushtia

    31km

    Dhaka(S)

    20km

    Total762km

    Jhenaidah

    Jessore

    Khulna

    Mongla

    45km

    62km

    43km

    10km

    42km

    Katchpur

    Hatikamrul

  • Sections km Class StatusTeknaf Cox'sBazar 73.25 II FS&DDcompleted

    Cox'sBazar Keranirhat 101.25

    II FS&DDcompleted

    Keranirhat Chittagong 48 II FS&DDcompletedChittagong Feni 96 II Upgradingongoing

    Feni Moinamoti 64 II UpgradingongoingMoinamoti Daudkandi 44 II UpgradingongoingDaudkandi Katchpur 29.75 I Upgradedto4laneHatikamrul Banpara 51 II FS&DDcompleted

    Banpara Dasuria 22 II FS&DDongoingDasuria Paksey 12 II FS&DDongoingPaksey Kushtia 24 II FS&DDongoingKushtia Jhenaidah 45.5 II FS&DDongoing

    Jhenaidah Jessore 4 II FS&DDcompletedJessore Khulna 62.25 II FS&DDcompletedKhulna Mongla 44 II FSandDDcompleted

    ProjectsonAH41

  • OngoingAHProjectsinBangladesh

    BridgingtheMissingLink(PadmaMultipurposeBridgeandKalna Bridge) AH1

    DhakaMawa to4lane AH1

    DhakaChittagongto4laneAH41

    JoydevpurTangailElenga to4lane AH2andAH41

    ThreemajorbridgesonDhakaChittagongHighway

  • FutureAHProjectsinBangladesh

    Dhaka Sylhet to4laneAH1andAH2

    Hatikamrul Rangpur to4lane AH2

    RangpurBanglabandha to4Lane AH2

    MawaBhatiaparaJessoreBenapole to4Lane AH1

    ChittagongCoxbazaarTeknaf to4Lane AH41

  • AsianHighwaySignage

  • TheAsianHighwaysignageisrectangularinshapeandconsistsofthelettersAHfollowedbytheroutenumberinArabicnumerals.

    Whiteorblackinscriptionaffixedtoorcombinedwithothersignswhichcanbeeasilyidentifiedandunderstoodbydrivers.

    Article4ofIGA

    Routesignsshouldbeplacedonallrouteswithinfive(5)yearsfromthedateofentryintoforceofthisAgreementfortheStateConcerned.

    AH61AH6

    AH1

  • AHSignage

    TamabilAHIandAH2

    BanglabandhaAH2

    RamuAH41

  • AHSignage

    Feni Narshingdi Bagerhat

  • AsianHighwayRouteAlignment

  • Article9ofIGAAmendments may be proposed by any Party after consultation and obtaining consensus with directly concerned neighbouring States except for an amendment relating to domestic alignment that does not change an international border crossing..

    AH definition : Highway routes within subregions including those connecting to neighbouring subregions; and highway routes located within member States which provide access to:

    (a)Capitals;(b) Main industrial and Agricultural centres; (c) Major air, sea and river ports; (d) Major container terminals and depots; and(e) Major tourist attractions.

  • AH41routealignment

    Routestatus:

    ExistingAHstandardalongnewroute :ClassII

    ProposalforImprovementtoClassIUnderPPP

    ReasonsforProposal:

    AvoidUrbanArea SaveTraveltime

  • AH41

    Madanpur

    Bhogra

    Bhulta

    KatchpurKatchpur

    AH41

    AH41

    BangabandhuBridge

  • Conclusion AHisthecoreregionalconnectivitycorridoracrossAsiancountries;

    Yet,Bangladeshneedstoidentifysynergieswithotherregionalinitiatives;

    ThecountryhasidentifiedregionalconnectivitytransportnetworkunderUNESCAP,SAARC,SASEC,BIMSTECandBCIM.

    ManysectionsoftheseinitiativesoverlapwithAsianHighwayRoutes;

    BangladeshisgivingpriorityonupgradationofAHroadsections;

    Bangladeshemphasizescorridorbasedroaddevelopmentwithaviewtoaccommodatingregionalaswellasinternationaltraffic.

  • Thankyou