Project Name Heilongjiang Roads Development
Project Number 39038-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4592-PRC: Heilongjiang Roads Development
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements

The TA will help the Government prepare an integrated roads development project to support pro-poor economic growth and reduce poverty in the project area.

The TA will assist the Heilongjiang Provincial Communications Department (HCD) in (i) refining the feasibility study, including the EIA and summary EIA, resettlement plan, special measures for ethnic minorities, and poverty impact analysis for the proposed Project, in conformity with ADB?s requirements; (ii) reviewing the project design and scope to make the Project more pro-poor, including the integration of a local road component and transport services capabilities into the Project; (iii) identifying important socioeconomic indicators and monitoring mechanisms; (iv) confirming the technical, economic, and financial viability of the proposed Project; (v) reviewing and updating transport and road profiles, and transport services profiles; (vi) assessing the private sector participation as a means to increase the efficiency and performance of road maintenance; (vii) strengthening the asset management system and developing an ITS for class highways; (viii) reviewing the externally financed road projects to enhance the private sector participation in road investment; and (ix) discussing the major policy issues, assessing the poverty impact of the Project, and proposing measures for maximizing the positive impacts on the poor population in the project area.

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 Heilongjiang Province

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
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 The TA will require about 30 person-months of consulting services comprising about 13 person-months of international consultants and about 17 person-months of domestic consultants spread over a total period of 5 months, including fieldwork. The international consultants will provide expertise in (i) highway and structural engineering, including traffic forecast and maintenance; (ii) transport economics; (iii) financial analysis and private sector participation in the road sector; (iv) poverty and socioeconomic analysis, related to poverty enhanced components including transport services and roadside stations; and (v) environmental aspects. The domestic consultants will have expertise in (i) highway and structure engineering, (ii) transport economics and financial analysis, (iii) socio-economic and poverty impact analysis, (iv) resettlement, and (v) environment engineering. A team of consultants from an international consulting firm, in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB?s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, Quality Cost Based System. Arrangements for the engagement of domestic consultants should be satisfactory to ADB.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Noda, Seiji
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Heilongjiang Provincial Transportation Department
Mr. Duan Jianguo, Dep. Director of Planning Div.
72 heiping road, dongli district Harbin, heilongjiang People's Republic of China


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 12 Mar 2005 to 19 Mar 2005
Approval 03 Jun 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 04 Mar 2006

TA 4592-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Jun 2005 08 Aug 2005 08 Aug 2005 31 Jul 2006 30 Apr 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 625,000.00 03 Jun 2005 435,002.48

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