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China - Guangdong Provincial Highway Project (English)

The project has the following objectives: (a) to relieve congestion in two major traffic corridors; (b) to improve other national and provincial roads carrying substantial volumes of traffic; (c) to promote the transfer of highway technology through training and the provision of equipment; (d) to further develop institutional capability in highway design, planning and prioritization; and (e) to implement reforms of highway financing. The project includes: (a) construction on new alignments of the four-lane divided, access controlled, Foshan-Kaiping Highway and Longgang-Tanxi Highway; (b) a Road Improvement Program for upgrading and rehabilitating about 1,260 km of provincial and national roads; (c) consultant services for construction supervision of the highways; (d) technical assistance to support analysis of highway finances in Guangdong Province and to formulate an action program for implementing reforms; (e) a road safety pilot project; (f) further development of the Road Data Bank and Pavement Management System; (g) purchase of equipment for road laboratories, environmental protection, road research, the road data bank, the pavement management system, road maintenance and highway operations; and (h) staff training.


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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    China - Guangdong Provincial Highway Project

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China - Guangdong Provincial Highway Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.