The People’s Republic of China has applied for a loan from the Asian Development Bank to assist in financing the Central Yunnan Roads Development Project. The project supports the development of the western corridor by building an important road section connecting Wuding and Kunming. The new expressway was built across mostly mountainous terrain (64km, 91 engineering structures, 10 tunnels and 4 interchanges). This project aims at improving local roads and passenger transport stations, servicing poor counties and townships, and providing consulting services and training to enhance the capacity of the executing agency, the Yunnan Wukun Expressway Corporation (WKEC) in terms of project management, construction quality, road safety, and project monitoring and evaluation.
The objectives of the international consulting services entrusted to Egis are to assist the customer, WKEC in the following aspects: