The Hubei Inland Waterway Improvement Project is to improve inland waterway transportation along the Han River and in support of low carbon development.
This project has two components as following:
1) The first component, Yakou Navigation-Hydropower Complex, aims at the construction of the Yakou Infrastructure Complex, as:
(i) A Grade III ship lock of up to 1,000 DWT vessel capacity;
(ii) dam sluice gates;
(iii) a powerhouse of up to seventy-five megawatts (MW )capacity;
(iv) a connection dam in three sections, connecting structures between the Han River banks;
(v) fish pass and fish reproduction facilities; and
(vi) a dam crest-access bridge in several sections along the ship lock, sluice gates and powerhouse.
2) The second component, Institutional Strengthening, aims to carry out:
(i) technical assistance activities and training to enhance the institutional capacity of the Inland Waterway Transport (IWT).
(ii) a detailed cumulative impact assessment (CIA) and mitigation plan development for the conservation of fisheries and habitats in the Han River.
Financing Source Amount
Borrower US$ 365.13
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development: US$ 150.00
Total US$ 515.13
I.World Bank Contact
Name: Xiaoke Zhai
Title: Sr Transport. Spec.
Name: People's Republic of China
Contact: Yuanjie Yang
Title: Acting Director, Int Economic and Financial Cooperation Dept
Name: Hubei Provincial Transportation Department (HPTD)
Contact: Guangzhong He
Title: Director General
IV.For more information contact
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 458-4500
Fax: (202) 522-1500
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