Kazungula Bridge Project

Created: 18 April 2017 | Updated: 25 March 2019
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African Development Bank (AfDB)
European Commission - International Cooperation and Development
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Private Companies
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Project page - African Development Bank

Source of Project Information

The Kazungula Bridge and Border Project (KBBP)

A key road and rail bridge crossing over the Zambezi River along the North – South Corridor, a key trade route linking the port of Durban in South Africa to the inland countries of Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, DRC, and up to Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. 

The project comprises the construction of road/rail bridge with a span of 932 meters 

The total project cost is UA 162.06 million (approximately US$ 259.3 million), funded through a co-financing arrangement with JICA. The Bank covers UA 51 million from the ADF window . The balance is shared between JICA (57.5%), Governments (9.2%) and EU-ITF Grant (1.8%).