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China - Second Shaanxi Provincial Highway Project (English)

The Second Shaanxi Provincial Highway Project has the following objectives: 1) to support continuing development of road infrastructure to relieve congestion, to improve access to important archeological and tourist sites, to facilitate mobility and to increase the efficiency of road transport in the interest of stimulating economic activity by supporting a slice of the Shaanxi highway investment program during the ninth five-year plan; 2) to assist in the implementation of policies to alleviate poverty in the poor areas of the province; 3) to promote development of institutional capabilities of the Shaanxi Provincial Transport Department, through training and other means, in planning, design, operations and maintenance of Shaanxi's highway network; and 4) to increase the safety of road transport. The components of the project are as follows: 1) construction of five high-grade highways; 2) upgrading of the Xian-Sanyuan class I highway; 3) construction, rehabilitation and upgrading of three linking roads; 4) improvement and new road construction for poverty alleviation in poor counties in Shaanxi; 5) provision of equipment for high-grade highways, maintenance of roads and institutional strengthening; 6) road safety program; and 7) institutional strengthening and training.


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    China - Second Shaanxi Provincial Highway Project

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China - Second Shaanxi Provincial Highway Project (English). World Development Sources, WDS 1996 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.