The Project will help promote sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in Hunan province and the project area. It will achieve this by (i) enhancing road transport efficiency and safety; (ii) providing a link in the Changsha-Chongqing corridor, one of eight high-priority western corridors; and (iii) improving rural minority villages' access to income-generating opportunities and social services. The Project involves (i) constructing a 64 km, access-controlled toll expressway from Jishou to Chadong, (ii) upgrading 129 km of local roads to improve access to 52 poor villages in the rural minority area, (iii) promoting private sector participation through an operation and maintenance concession, and (iv) strengthening the Hunan provincial government's capacity of construction, road safety, project monitoring and evaluation, and asset management and maintenance by means of consulting services and training.
Latest Project Documents
Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
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.