Project Name GMS: East-West Economic Corridor
Project Number 32105-013
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The Project is part of the larger East-West Transport Corridor Project, which includes components in Thailand, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. The objective of the larger project is to create a road transport corridor linking north-east Thailand through Lao PDR to Da Nang Port in Viet Nam. The scope of the proposed Bank-financed Project is assisting the Government with upgrading and improving Road 9 between Lao Bao at the border with Lao PDR and Dong Ha on Highway 1 (about 83km) including upgrading of the Dong Ha Bypass.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Central Vietnam: from Dong Ha to Lao Bao (border with Lao PDR)

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services An international consulting firm will be engaged for design review and construction supervision of the road improvement. Advance action approved.
Procurement The Bank-financed Project will be executed through civil works contracts to be procured following international competitive bidding procedures in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Transport
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tran
184 Nguyen Sy Sach St., Vinh City, Nghe An Province
PMU-85, Ministry of Transport
Vinh City, Viet Nam
Viet Nam


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 22 Feb 1999 to 10 Mar 1999
MRM 18 May 1999
Approval 20 Dec 1999
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 09 Feb 2007

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