China, People's Republic of: Jiangxi Fuzhou Urban Integrated Infrastructure Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 44007-013

Summary

The Jiangxi Fuzhou Municipal Government (FMG) proposes a project with the following components: (i) an urban transport hub which will be part of the new Xiangpu Railway's Jiangxi

Fuzhou Railway Station, (ii) public transport improvements to better link the new station to the existing city, (iii) river rehabilitation and park development to extend an existing greenway from the existing city to the new station area, (iv) construction of approximately 9 km of access roads, and (v) construction of replacement housing and services for relocated households. The proposed project will contribute to inclusive growth and environmentally sustainable development in Jiangxi Fuzhou by improving the efficiency and sustainability of urban transport and integrate the new railway station into the existing and planned city.

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Project Name Jiangxi Fuzhou Urban Integrated Infrastructure Improvement Project
Project Number 44007-013
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2915-PRC: Jiangxi Fuzhou Urban Integrated Infrastructure Improvement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 100.00 million
Grant 0388-PRC: Jiangxi Fuzhou Urban Integrated Infrastructure Improvement Project - Additional Financing
Global Environment Facility US$ 2.55 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
Transport - Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The Jiangxi Fuzhou Municipal Government (FMG) proposes a project with the following components: (i) an urban transport hub which will be part of the new Xiangpu Railway's Jiangxi

Fuzhou Railway Station, (ii) public transport improvements to better link the new station to the existing city, (iii) river rehabilitation and park development to extend an existing greenway from the existing city to the new station area, (iv) construction of approximately 9 km of access roads, and (v) construction of replacement housing and services for relocated households. The proposed project will contribute to inclusive growth and environmentally sustainable development in Jiangxi Fuzhou by improving the efficiency and sustainability of urban transport and integrate the new railway station into the existing and planned city.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The proposed project is aligned with the key thrusts of ADB's assistance to the PRC under the country partnership strategy in the areas of: (i) inclusive growth and balanced development--by promoting integrated rural and urban development, and (ii) resource efficiency and environmental sustainability--by promoting efficient and sustainable urban transport and promoting transitoriented development. Transit-oriented development refers to mixed-use residential and commercial areas designed to maximize access to public transport and facilitate pedestrian movement. A transit-oriented development is typically centered on a transit station (train station/metro station/bus terminal), surrounded by relatively high-density development with progressively lower-density development further from the center.

The focus on public transport and multi-modal integration fits well with ADB's Sustainable Transport Initiative (STI) and builds on a recently completed staff consultant study on the development of an Urban Transport Strategy to Combat Climate Change (2010). The STI, was approved by ADB management on 20 July 2010, has set a new direction for ADB's transport sector efforts to promote more environmentally and socially sustainable transport solutions in DMCs in line with ADB's Strategy 2020.

Impact An efficient, inclusive, and sustainable urban transport system in Jiangxi Fuzhou
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Efficient multimodal access to the new main railway station
Progress Toward Outcome Overall implementation appears to have improved markedly after initial delays. The roads, river rehabilitation and urban transport hub components are moving forward rapidly
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. BRT system

2. Urban transport hub

3. Fenggang River greenway

4. Station access roads

5. Institutional strengthening and capacity building

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Yet to start

Yet to start

Fenggang River civil works contract awarded

Yet to start

Consulting firm and individual consultants engaged

Procurement is being finalized

Procurement is being finalized

To be assessed

ADB has approved contract award of 5 access roads civil works. Construction ongoing.

Yet to start

Yet to start

Yet to start

Geographical Location PRC
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The Environmental Impact Assessment including the draft Environmental Management Plan was disclosed on ADB's website in May 2012.
Involuntary Resettlement The resettlement plan has been updated based on the detailed measurement survey in October 2013. A total of total of total of total of total of total of total of total of 1,941.4 mu of land will be acquired. Land acquisition will affect 1,347 households and 4,955 persons in 27 villages. 446 households with 1,628 persons will be relocated. Resettlement Plan was disclosed in ADB website in March 2014
Indigenous Peoples The project is not expected to have impacts on ethnic minorities.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation began during the preparation of the feasibility study. The ADB PPTA fact-finding mission conducted initial stakeholder consultation with the local government and public transport providers. Further consultation will be carried out during the PPTA phase for the environment assessment, resettlement planning, and poverty and social analysis. Stakeholder workshops and other public meetings were conducted during the PPTA, and will be followed up during the detailed design and implementation stages.
During Project Implementation Consultation and participation are included in the resettlement and gender action plans to ensure appropriate information dissemination and consultation throughout the project cycle, using community meetings, face-to-face consultations, and community monitoring of the implementation of the gender action plan.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

An estimated 102 person-months (16 international and 86 national) of consulting services are required to (i) facilitate project management

and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the EA. Consulting firms will be engaged using the

quality- and cost based selection method with a standard quality: cost ratio of 80:20. Due to the specialized nature of the services and small

amount of the contract assigned to local environmental monitoring will be contracted through the SSS method.

Procurement

All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to

time). International competitive bidding (ICB) procedures will be used for civil works contracts estimated to exceed US$10 million, and supply

contracts estimated to exceed US$1 million. Contracts for works estimated to cost less than the ICB threshold values above, but more than US$200,000 and contracts for goods estimated to cost less than the ICB threshold values above, but more than US$100,000 will be procured on the basis of national competitive bidding (NCB) procedures in accordance with the PRC Tendering and Bidding Law (1999), subject to modifications agreed with ADB. Shopping will be used for contracts for procurement of works worth less than US$200,000 and equipment worth less than US$100,000.

Responsible ADB Officer Cai Li
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Fuzhou Municipal GovernmentJXLDZ0928@SINA.COMFuzhou Administration Centre
Jiangxi 344000
People's Republic of China
Timetable
Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 08 May 2012 to 18 May 2012
MRM 06 Jul 2012
Approval 12 Oct 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Mar 2015

Grant 0388-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 May 2014 04 Jun 2015 09 Jul 2015 30 Jun 2018 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.55 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 14 May 2014 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.55 14 May 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 2915-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Oct 2012 19 Mar 2013 24 Jun 2013 30 Jun 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 226.46 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 12 Oct 2012 31.94 0.00 32%
Counterpart 126.46 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 12 Oct 2012 10.29 0.00 10%

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