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

Sovereign Project | 38174-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Southern Gansu Roads Development Project
Project Number 38174-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2295-PRC: Southern Gansu Roads Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable 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 The Wudu-Guanzigou Expressway was completed and opened to traffic in December 2013. Upgrading of the Wudu-Lixian road commenced in 2013 and is finishing subgrade.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Completed and opened for traffic

Completed

Completed

Proposed mitigation measures implemented

During construction locals were employed

Completed

Six roads with a length of 216 km have been upgraded. Upgrading of the 141 km Wudu-Lixian road is ongoing

All 1,500 bus stops and 30 bus stations have been completed.

Achieved. Market entry conditions have been eased by streamlining administrative procedures and experimenting on replacing licensing with registration system.

Achieved. Village transport service providers are allowed to adjust bus fares within certain range responding to the market demand.

Achieved. Service performance standards are defined in the licenses.

Achieved. Small service providers have been consolidated into 40 bus operators with 1,206 buses and 6 freight operators with 3,931 freight vehicles in Loangnan municipality. Express bus services are provided to all 9 counties, and bus services to 100% of townships and 85% of the villages.

GCHC's 2011 investment was CNY7.6 billion; in 2012, CNY10.3 billion; and 2013, CNY10.3 billion

Technical and managerial innovations have been made

One study visit to the US and Canada was fielded in Dec 2012 due to the government tight control. Gansu Provincial Expressway Administration Bureau and municipal transport bureaus provide maintenance training 2 to 3 times every year.

Geographical Location Southern part of Gansu Province

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects An environmental monitoring system including both internal and external monitoring has been established. The external monitoring is being done semi-annually and reports are disclosed at ADB website.
Involuntary Resettlement Land acquisition and resettlement for the Wudu-Guanzigou expressway is almost 100% complete.
Indigenous Peoples ADB categorized the Project as B for indigenous people because the project area is Han dominant area.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Meaningful consultations have been organized during project preparation stage for project scope, environmental issue, and involuntary resettlement.
During Project Implementation During implementation, consultations are being carried out for resettlement and environmental protection. Compensation rates for resettlement was adjusted after these consultations.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The ADB loan will finance 56 person-months of international consulting services for construction supervision; provide expertise in structure engineering, traffic safety engineering, and road maintenance; and formulate a capacity development program. The international consultants will be recruited through a firm, based on full technical proposals using the quality- and cost-based selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. GPCD will engage and finance 7,600 person-months of national consulting services, including 350 for rural roads and transport services, to ensure proper design, supervision, and project management, as well as to train county communications bureau staff; 320 for environmental protection; and 30 for monitoring socioeconomic and poverty impacts. The national consultants will be recruited in accordance with government procedures acceptable to ADB.
Procurement Goods and services financed by the ADB loan will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. Civil works for the expressway will be procured through international competitive bidding, and the civil works for the rural roads and township bus stations through national competitive bidding and shopping. Equipment will be procured through international competitive bidding. Advance procurement action for civil works, and retroactive financing for eligible expenditures related to civil works were approved on 24 May 2006.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Li Cai
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial Transport Department
Mr. Wang Huiping
F21 Jiaotong Massion
213 Jiuquan Road, Lanzhou City
Gansu Province, 730030, PRC

Timetable

Concept Clearance 22 Feb 2006
Fact Finding 07 Mar 2006 to 17 Mar 2006
MRM 24 May 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

Loan 2295-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Dec 2006 13 Nov 2007 18 Jan 2008 30 Jun 2012 30 Sep 2015 28 Dec 2015
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1,660.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 18 Dec 2006 300.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 1,360.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Dec 2006 300.00 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - Satisfactory

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
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Social Monitoring Report No. 2 - Liwu Highway Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-October 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Social Monitoring Report No. 1 - Liwu Highway Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2014
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 8 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2014
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Mitigation Completion Report (August 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project (Li County to Wudu Highway): Environmental Monitoring Report (July 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Due Diligence Report on Impact of Guan’e’gou Bus Station on Ethnic Minority People Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Due Diligence Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement of Six Rural Roads Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 7 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Liangshui-Wudu Highway Resettlement Plans Jan 2013
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (June-December 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 6 Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2012
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2011) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2011
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2011
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 4 Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2011
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 3 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2011
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (June-December 2010) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2010
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2010
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project (Expressway and Connector Roads) Resettlement Plans Nov 2010
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 2 Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2010
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project: Resettlement Monitoring and Evaluation Report No. 1 Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2010
Southern Gansu Roads Development Project Environmental Assessment and Measures May 2006

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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