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Samoa - Enhanced Road Access Project : environmental assessment : Social impact assessment for vaitele street (English)

The development objective of the Enhanced Road Access Project is to restore key road sector assets damaged by extreme weather events and enhance the climate resilience of critical roads and bridges in Samoa. Some of the negative impacts include: land, road reserve ,compensation, impact on grave, drainage easements , need for the widening, pedestrian safety,traffic speed or increased danger, effect on village pool, drainage, impact of road works, area of land requiredfor the road, should hedges continue to be planted, pedestrian safety. Some of the mitigation measures include: (i) Pedestrian crossings away from the traffic lights are provided at the Vaiusu Primary School and close to other churches and community facilities; (ii) footpaths are provided on both sides of the roadway along most of the length of the project; (iii) bus stops are provided for off the main traffic lanes to provide a safe environment for passengers to get on and off the buses; (iv) car parking provided off the main traffic lanes will allow people to access local shops and businesses safely; (v) drainage easements will allow the land owners to retain ownership of the land will allowing the drains to be maintained; (vi) fences and hedges are to be replaced on the new road boundary. No other buildings are required to be removed or relocated.

Details

  • Author

    Baratha Raj,Kanya Hilary

  • Document Date

    2014/06/09

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    SFG2924

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Samoa,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/01/26

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Social impact assessment for vaitele street

  • Keywords

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Citation

Baratha Raj,Kanya Hilary

Samoa - Enhanced Road Access Project : environmental assessment : Social impact assessment for vaitele street (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/304861485856950740/Social-impact-assessment-for-vaitele-street