Infrastructures and digital economies
168 040 FCFA

Riviera-Marcory toll bridge (Henri Konan Bédié: HKB) + Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange (VGE) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire


  • The main objectives of this project are to improve urban mobility, reduce traffic congestion, facilitate access to the Riviera and Marcory districts, and strengthen connectivity within the city. The infrastructure also aims to support economic development by facilitating the transport of people and goods.

of the project

  • BOAD : 34300 M FCFA
  • Co-owners : 61585 M FCFA
  • SOCOPRIM : 53585 M FCFA

The Riviera-Marcory toll bridge and Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange project in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, is a major transport infrastructure project designed to improve urban mobility and connectivity in the country’s economic capital.

The Riviera-Marcory toll bridge: The Riviera-Marcory toll bridge is a structure spanning the Ebrié Lagoon in Abidjan, linking the Riviera and Marcory districts. This modern bridge allows vehicles and pedestrians to cross the lagoon, reducing journey times and traffic jams.

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange: The Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange, also known as the “HKB Bridge” (Houphouët-Boigny-Koudoukoula), is a major motorway interchange located near the toll bridge. This interchange provides a fluid connection between various freeways and main roads, facilitating vehicle traffic in the Abidjan region.

Financing :
Cost 168,040 M FCFA :
BOAD (14,300 + 20,000): 34,300 M FCFA (20%) ;
Co-donors (EBID, IDB and others): 61,585 M FCFA (37%) ;
SOCOPRIM: 18,875 M FCFA (11%) and iv) State: 53,585 M FCFA (32%).

Impact: The construction of the Riviera-Marcory toll bridge and the Valéry Giscard d’Estaing interchange has had a positive impact on the lives of Abidjan’s inhabitants. It has reduced road congestion, improved road safety and promoted economic growth by facilitating the transport of goods and people.

This infrastructure project in Abidjan is an example of the importance of investment in transport infrastructure to improve the quality of life of citizens and stimulate the economic development of an urban region. It demonstrates the Ivorian government’s commitment to modernizing the country’s transport infrastructure to meet growing mobility needs.

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