Viet Nam : GMS: East-West Economic Corridor

Sovereign Project | 32105-013

The Project is part of the larger East-West Transport Corridor Project, which includes components in Thailand, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. The objective of the larger project is to create a road transport corridor linking north-east Thailand through Lao PDR to Da Nang Port in Viet Nam. The scope of the proposed Bank-financed Project is assisting the Government with upgrading and improving Road 9 between Lao Bao at the border with Lao PDR and Dong Ha on Highway 1 (about 83km) including upgrading of the Dong Ha Bypass.

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Project Details

  • Project Officer
    ADB Disclosure
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Approval Date
    20 December 1999
  • Country/Economy
    Viet Nam
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Transport
Project Name
GMS: East-West Economic Corridor
Project Number
32105-013
Country / Economy
  • Viet Nam
Project Status
Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas
    Drivers of Change
      Sector / Subsector
      • Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

      Gender
      Description
      The Project is part of the larger East-West Transport Corridor Project, which includes components in Thailand, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. The objective of the larger project is to create a road transport corridor linking north-east Thailand through Lao PDR to Da Nang Port in Viet Nam. The scope of the proposed Bank-financed Project is assisting the Government with upgrading and improving Road 9 between Lao Bao at the border with Lao PDR and Dong Ha on Highway 1 (about 83km) including upgrading of the Dong Ha Bypass.
      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)
      Geographical Location
      Central Vietnam: from Dong Ha to Lao Bao (border with Lao PDR)

      Safeguard Categories

      Environment
      B
      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
      An international consulting firm will be engaged for design review and construction supervision of the road improvement. Advance action approved.
      Procurement
      The Bank-financed Project will be executed through civil works contracts to be procured following international competitive bidding procedures in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement.

      Contact

      Responsible ADB Officer
      ADB Disclosure
      Responsible ADB Department
      Southeast Asia Department
      Responsible ADB Division
      Infrastructure Division, SERD
      Executing Agencies
      Ministry of Transport
      Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tran
      [email protected]
      184 Nguyen Sy Sach St., Vinh City, Nghe An Province
      PMU-85, Ministry of Transport
      [email protected]
      Vinh City, Viet Nam
      Viet Nam

      Timetable

      Concept Clearance
      -
      Fact Finding
      22 Feb 1999 to 10 Mar 1999
      MRM
      18 May 1999
      Approval
      20 Dec 1999
      Last Review Mission
      -
      PDS Creation Date
      06 Dec 2006
      Last PDS Update
      09 Feb 2007

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      Title Document Type Document Date
      Greater Mekong Subregion: East-West Corridor Project Project/Program Completion Reports Nov 2008
      GMS: East-West Corridor Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 1999

      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.

      None currently available.


      Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

      Title Document Type Document Date
      Greater Mekong Subregion: East-West Corridor Project (1727-LAO[SF] and 1728-VIE[SF]) Project Performance Evaluation Reports Dec 2008

      Related Publications

      None currently available.


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      Tenders

      No tenders for this project were found.

      Contracts Awarded

      No contracts awarded for this project were found

      Procurement Plan

      None currently available.