China, People's Republic of: Gansu Roads Development Project

Sovereign Project | 33470-013 Status: Closed

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Project Results

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    701

    kilometers of roads built or upgraded

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    2,449,524

    average daily vehicle-kilometers using roads built or upgraded in the first full year of operation

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Project Name Gansu Roads Development Project
Project Number 33470-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2125-PRC: Gansu Roads Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
Loan: Gansu Roads Development Project
China Development Bank US$ 263.40 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome --
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Sixteen (16) civil works contracts were awarded (ADB financed twelve of them). By end of 2010, the project expressway was physically completed.

2. Local Road: The improvement of government financed local roads, namely: Pingliang-Gaozhai, Jilingyuan-Chankou, Xindian-Hongsi, Zhiping-Shengguo, and Weirong-Longda, have been completed by June 2007. The two local roads financed by ADB, namely Dingxi-Longxi road and Jingyuan-Huining road were completed by December 2007 and January 2011 respectively.

3. Equipment: There are three equipment packages. Procurement of two packages have been completed by end of 2010. ADB approved the awarded contract for the package E2 in March 2011. All the maintenance equipments have been procured and installed, and the training, testing, acceptance and commissioning were completed.

4. An international consulting firm, H&J, Inc. was recruited by GCHC to provide 55 person-months international consulting services to the project with a contract amount of $1.2million. As of to date, all the services on social development, environment, road safety, bridge and tunnel expertise input according to the contract have been provided to the project.

Geographical Location Gansu Province

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects 1232313213
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During the feasibility study, environmental impact assessment (EIA) and resettlement planning, consultations were conducted with local government agencies, civil society, and affected people to discuss project alternatives, environmental concerns, and land acquisition and resettlement issues, and economic development potential. During TA implementation, about 6,700 people were interviewed in public opinion surveys, social assessments and for resettlement planning, which helped raise the level of awareness and gain local support. These processes have enabled the local stakeholders to express their opinions and to make relevant suggestions to project design and implementation. Consultations with the rural poor, women, minority population and other vulnerable groups were carried out during the socioeconomic survey on project impact and local road selections. The participatory activities are an on-going process that will continue during project implementation.
During Project Implementation The expressway construction had directly employed around 2,165 local labors along the alignment in 2008. In addition, the locally procured construction materials and supplies have also provided a large amount of employment opportunities in project areas, a total of 6,150 local labors worked for materials and supplies for the expressway construction.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The Project will provide 61 person-months of international consulting services to (i) help with project management during the construction period; (ii) provide expertise in tunnel and bridge construction; (iii) conduct a safety audit of the project design, and make safety recommendations on the completed construction works; (iv) help set up and implement quality control procedures; (v) monitor environmental impact of the project and provide guidance on environmental mitigation measures as well as help develop capacity in vehicle emissions; (vi) help implement the corporate development plan; (vii) assist in formulating a human resource development and training program; and (viii) help establish and implement a project performance management system. The team leader will be in the field during the construction period and will act as assistant chief supervision engineer: helping the chief supervision engineer certify variation orders, contractor payments, and subcontracting documents, and establishing a contracts management system. All consultants to be financed under the ADB loan will be selected and engaged based on the quality- and cost-based selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The recruitment procedures are in process.
Procurement All ADB-financed procurement will be carried out in accordance with the ADB Guidelines for Procurement. The civil works for the expressway will be divided into 16 packages to be procured under international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures. Four equipment packages will be procured under ICB. Under Government financing, the traffic engineering facilities and the telecommunication, monitoring and toll collection facilities will be procured by government procedures acceptable to ADB. Ancillary buildings and facilities will be procured with domestic financing in 4 packages under local government procedures. For the local roads component, 10 ADB financed packages will be procured by the local competitive bidding acceptable to ADB. International bidding will be handled by a tendering company, to be selected on a competitive basis, which will be well qualified to perform these tasks and has previous experience in other externally funded projects. Given the high priority accorded to the Project and the need to commence works in July 2005, ADB approved on 15 July 2004 advance procurement action for civil works. While advance action for the expressway covers the prequalification of contractors, bidding, and bid evaluation, but will not include contract awards, advance action for local roads covers upto contract awards. The advance action is being undertaken in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. ADB also approved retroactive financing in principle to cover expenditures incurred on the civil works for the local road component in the amount not exceeding $5 million.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Guangrui Xiao
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division PRC Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial Transport Department
F21 Jiaotong Massion
213 Jiuquan Road, Lanzhou City
Gansu Province, 730030, PRC

Timetable

Concept Clearance 07 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 21 Jun 2004 to 02 Jul 2004
MRM 13 Aug 2004
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 25 Oct 2011

Loan 2125-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2004 24 Mar 2005 30 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2010 31 Dec 2011 17 Jul 2012
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 882.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 13 Dec 2004 299.55 0.00 100%
Counterpart 318.60 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 263.40 13 Dec 2004 299.55 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Satisfactory - -
Title Document Type Document Date
Gansu Roads Development Project Project/Program Completion Reports Jun 2013
Gansu Roads Development Project Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2005
Gansu Roads Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2004

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (November 2011) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2011
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No.6 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2010
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2009) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2009
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No.5 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2009
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement for Jinghui Local Road Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2009
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2008) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2009
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2008) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2008
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No.4 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2008
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2007) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2008
Gansu Roads Development Project: Jingyuan-Huining Local Road Component (Chinese Translation) Resettlement Plans Dec 2007
Gansu Roads Development Project: Jingyuan-Huining Local Road Component Resettlement Plans Dec 2007
Gansu Roads Development Project: Jingyuan-Huining Local Road Component Resettlement Plans Dec 2007
Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2007) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2007
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No.3 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2007
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2006
Gansu Roads Development Project: External Monitoring Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2006
Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Sep 2004
Gansu Roads Development Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Jul 2004
Gansu Roads Development Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Jul 2004

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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