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|PDS Creation Date||08 Dec 2006|
|PDS Updated as of||–|
|Project Name||Third Road Improvement|
|Geographical Location||National Highway No. 1 from Nha Trang north to Quang Ngai|
|In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.|
|Sector and/or Subsector Classification||Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
|Thematic Classification||Gender equity
|Gender Mainstreaming Categories||–|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
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-Environmental impacts: the Project road followed the existing alignment, which had been in place for a long time. The ecology of the area has already adjusted to any negative impacts caused by improvement of the road.
-Land acquisition and Resettlement: only the minority of Project affected-households required resettlement. The vast majority of affected household lost strips of agricultural land along the side of the raod needed for widening of the shoulder and drainage.
|During Project Design
|During Project Implementation
|The Project encourages economic integration of the northern, central, and southern regions of the country through reductions in transport costs and travel time, and to improve transport reliability and access of the rural population to social and economic opportunities. The scope of the Project is to (i) rehabilitate National Highway No.1 from Quang Ngai to Nha Trang to a standard appropriate for the existing condition and level and type of traffic using and expected to use the road (ii) improve rural accessibility and agricultural incomes, (iii) reduce transport costs by facilitating more efficient transport services, (iv) imrove road safety, and (v) strengthen the institutions concerned with road management and administration.|
|Viet Nam's poor infrastructure is a constraint to general economic recovery and investment from the emerging private sector. The project will improve National Highway No.1's access and economic linkage to the rural population influenced by the Project roads, enhance transport reliability, help raise agricultural productivity, and improve income opportunities. The Project will also provide support to the implementation agencies and for the implementation of sector development policy.|
|Description of Outcome
|Progress Towards Outcome
|Description of Project Outputs
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
|Status of Development Objectives
|Date of First Listing||–|
An international consulting firm will be engaged for construction supervision of both the National Highways and the Provincial Roads Components (advance action approved), in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. Staffing inputs are tentatively estimated to be about 400 person-months of international consultants and about 1,970 person-months of senior domestic consultants.
The National Highway Component works will be executed through four contract packages, each valued at about $25-$30 million. These will be executed by contractors selected following international competitive bidding procedures in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement (advance action approved). The Provincial Roads Component will be executed by domestic contractors selected using procedures acceptable to the Bank, and through force account.
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Fact-finding||16 Mar 1998 to 04 Apr 1998|
|Management Review Meeting||17 Jun 1998|
|Approval||10 Dec 1998|
|Last Review Mission||–|
|Loan 1653||10 Dec 1998||13 Apr 1999||20 Sep 1999||31 Dec 2003||31 Dec 2005||27 Apr 2006|
|Technical Assistance 2636||29 Aug 1996||06 Sep 1996||06 Sep 1996||–||16 Mar 1998||–|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|13 Dec 2013||Loan 1653||0||0||96.00%|
|13 Dec 2013||Loan 1653||0||0||100.00%|
Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.
|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||–|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Infrastructure Division, SERD|
PMU1, Ministry of Transport
National Committee for Population and Family
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Ministry of Transport
Mr. Duong Danh Dzung
Ministry of Education and Training
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/30076-013/documents|