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Upgrading of Gabtoli -Savar-Nabinagar into 4 Lane Expressway on PPP Basis
Project Information
Project Name:
Upgrading of Gabtoli -Savar-Nabinagar into 4 Lane Expressway on PPP Basis
Transport (Road)
Road Transport and Highways Division
Implementing Agency:
Roads and Highways Department
Dhaka and Manikganj District
Estimated Capital Cost:
< $6m
> $500m
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the project on 19 July, 2012.

Dhaka-Aricha National Highway connects the western part of the country to Dhaka, the capital city. It forms an important section of the N5 route which carries a significant amount of traffic from the south western part of the country towards the capital city. There is a heavy flow of traffic on the route, with significant volumes of commercial traffic and heavy good vehicles.

The upgrading of Gabtoli-Nabinagar highway into 6-Lane Expressway on PPP Basis project, as part of N-5 which facilitates the intercity movement of cargo and passengers entering the Dhaka connecting 28 districts of northern and north-western part of the country. The Project Stretch is approx. 24.445 Km long and forms an important part of several connectivity initiatives such as BIMSTEC, SAARC, SASEC etc.

The stretch starts after crossing the Aminbazar bridge and passes through Amin bazar, Hemayetpur intersection and Savar Bazar and then passes Nabinagar intersection at National Monument Site followed by passing Nabinagar-Chandra R505 (a link between N5 and N4) and ends at Bipile intersection with Abdullahpur-Ashulia-EPZ Road.

a. Vehicular Overpasses at all intersecting roads reduces travel time by un-interrupted traffic flow and minimizes accident possibilities.
b. Proposed pavement structure and appropriate design to reduce maintenance cost.
c. Ensure enhanced connectivity between Northwest & Southwest part of Bangladesh and promotes socio-
d. economic development
e. The drainage and culverts are adequately proposed for ensuring effective drainage during heavy rainfall and flood situations.
f. Improves Quality of life of the people using this corridor.
Project Scope:

•  A 6-lane access-controlled expressway with ‘At-grade' construction along with service lanes in non-urban stretches and ‘Grade Separated' elevated Flyovers in urban and congestion prone stretches.

•  Major Intersections: Amin Bazar, Hemayetpur, Savar and Nabinagar

•  Flyovers: 4 Flyovers at Hemayetpur, Savar Bazar, Jahangirnagar University & Nabinagar Junction

•  Tunnel: 1 Tunnel from Paturia to Dhaka

Toll Plazas: 2 in number, one before Hemayetpur and other near Jahangirnagar University area
Project Implementation Period:
2022 - 2025
The project is in Development phase

Muhammad Muklesur Rahman
Director (Admin)
Phone: +88 02 55007414
Public Private Partnership Authority
Prime Minister's Office
Plot: E, 13-B, 1st Floor, Sherebangla Nagar
Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
Phone: +88 02 55007421
(Last updated 20 February 2024; subject to further revision.)