Lao People's Democratic Republic: GMS: East-West Economic Corridor

Sovereign Project | 29271-013 Status: Approved

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Project Name GMS: East-West Economic Corridor
Project Number 29271-013
Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
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 of Lao with improving about 78 km of Road No. 9 between Maung Phin and the border with Viet Nam. The improvement will include reconstructing the existing largely-failed road pavement to a two lane bituminous surface treatment standard construction of new bridges and other drainage structures, and repair of existing structures, and ancillary works.
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
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 construction supervision (advance action approved). Staff inputs are tentatively estimated to be about 100 person-months of international consultants and about 300 person-months of domestic consultants.
Procurement The Bank-financed Project will be executed through a single civil works contract valued at about $28 million. The contract will be executed by a contractor selected following international competitive bidding procedures in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement. (Advance action approved).
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Works and Transportation(MPWT)
Mr. Khattyasack Chayavong
P.O. Box 6580
Lao People's Dem Republic
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 29 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 14 Dec 2006
Title Document Type Document Date
Greater Mekong Subregion: East-West Corridor Project Project/Program Completion Reports Nov 2008
GMS: East-West Corridor Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 1999

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Title Document Type Document Date
East-West Corridor Project: Summary Initial Environment Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 1999

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