Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 04 Mar 2006
PDS Updated as of 13 Aug 2012

Project Name Heilongjiang Roads Development
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 39038-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Heilongjiang Province
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.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance4592Technical Assistance Special Fund500
Counterpart 125

Safeguard Categories

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Environment A

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


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

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Mar 06
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.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 12 Mar 2005 to 19 Mar 2005
Management Review Meeting
Approval 03 Jun 2005


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4592 03 Jun 2005 08 Aug 2005 08 Aug 2005 31 Jul 2006 30 Apr 2007


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4592 500 500 435 65 435 65

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Seiji Noda (
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Heilongjiang Provincial Transportation Department
Mr. Duan Jianguo, Dep. Director of Planning Div.


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