Hubei Jingzhou Historic Town Conserv. - P148523
Jingzhou World Bank Loan Project Management Office | Published February 1, 2016
General Procurement Notice
Project Name: Hubei Jingzhou Historic Town ConservationProject
Sector: Transportation, water, sanitation, and floodprotection
Loan No.: 8574-CN
Project ID No.: P148523
The People's Republicof China has received financing inthe amount of US$ 100 million equivalent from the World Bank toward thecost of theHubei Jingzhou Historic TownConservation Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, related services andconsulting services to be procured under this project.
The project will include the following fourcomponents:
Component A: CulturalHeritage Conservation and Tourism ServicesImprovement. This component comprises six sub-components:
(a) Sub-component A1:Carrying out of conservation and restorationactivities over selectedsegments of Jingzhou's Historic City Wall, including the constructionof a retaining wall, landscaping andvegetation improvements.
(b) Sub-component A2:Carrying out of conservation activities inthe Kaiyuan Taoism Temple including, inter alia, (i) improvements to basic infrastructure, and (ii) preservation and restoration ofcultural heritage assets, including stone tablets, inscriptions and other archaeological artifacts.
(c) Sub-component A3:Upgrading of the Jingzhou Museum, includingcomprehensive rehabilitation of the treasure halls, redesign of the exhibition schemes, and procurement of protective displayequipment.
(d) Sub-component A4:Carrying out of piloting interventions forthe conservation and regeneration of selected historical buildings along Dongdi and Nanmen streets in Jingzhou's Historic Town, andthe conversion of a vacant lot into a tourism services facility.
(e) Sub-component A5:Provision of support to the XiongjiazhongArchaeological Park, including, inter alia, the construction of an exhibition center, display buildings and archaeological parkmanagement facilities, as well as installation of lighting and interpretation in the exhibition halls, associated park signage,website development and tour guide systems.
(f) Sub-component A6:Construction of a tourist information centeralongside Jingzhou's Historic Town, creation and/or improvement of green areas, and development of tourist signage and tournavigation systems in selected areas.
Component B: Water Environment Improvement. This componentcomprises the following four sub-components:
(a) Sub-component B1:Dredging of the moat and lakes within andimmediately around Jingzhou's Historic Town, including the removal and safe disposal of inorganicand organicdeposits.
(b) Sub-component B2:Carrying out of infrastructure improvementsof Jingzhou's Historic Town internal drainage and sewer network, including interceptor sewers along the Town'smoat.
(c) Sub-component B3:Creation of wetlands along Jingzhou'sHistoric Town moat and lakes, including the construction of an ecology embankment.
(d) Sub-component B4:Carrying out of activities aimed atenhancing Jingzhou's Historic Town water bodies, including flow augmentation, construction and provision of culverts, conveyancepipes, rubber dams, pump stations, and ancillary facilities.
Component C: Transport Improvement. This component includes thefollowing four sub-components:
(a) Sub-component C1:Improvement of urban roads, including therehabilitation of Jingzhou's Historic Town inner ring road and optimization of key road junctions.
(b) Sub-component C2:Carrying out of activities aimed atimproving non-motorized transportation (NMT) including, inter alia, the establishment of color-paved bicycle lanes andrehabilitation of protected road spaces, pedestrian crossings, and facilities to enhance pedestrian safety.
(c) Sub-component C3:Improvement of public transportationthrough, inter alia,(i) upgrading the mini-bus tourism system, (ii) establishment of new tourism bus lines, improvement of busstops, and procurement of new hybrid buses.
(d) Sub-component C4:Installation and upgrade of signage systems,including the provision of static and variable message signs at key locations in Jingzhou's Historic Town, as well as provision ofreal-time parking guidance signage.
Component D: Assistance to Project Management and CapacityBuilding. This component comprises three the following sub-components:
(a) Sub-component D1:Provision of support for project management,monitoring, and supervision and independent monitoring of environmental and social safeguards,including the provision of officeequipment and supplies.
(b) Sub-component D2:Carrying out of capacity buildingactivities, including training, organization of workshops and study tours for relevant staff and keystakeholders.
(c) Sub-component D3:Provision of technical assistance, includingthe realization of studies on conservation and restoration of historic sites and neighborhoods, as well as on traffic managementfor Jingzhou's Historic Town.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will beconducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement ofGoods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011,revised July 2014, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected inaccordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, revised July 2014.
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under theWorld Bank's international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for large value consultancy services contracts will beannounced, as they become available, in UN Development Business on line and www.chinabidding.com.cn.
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under theWorld Bank's national competitive bidding (NCB) procedures and for small value consultancy services contracts will be announced, asthey become available, in www.chinabidding.com.cn.
The ExecutingAgency: Jingzhou World Bank Loan Project Management Office (PMO)
Attn: Mr. WUGuanghua
Address: 4th Floor, West 2nd Building, Government Affairs Service Center, No. 440Beijing West Road, Shashi District, Jingzhou, HubeiProvince, the People's Republic of China.
Procurement Agent:China International Tendering Limited Company
Attn.: Mr. ZhangZhuoyuan
Address: Room1507, Genertec Plaza, No.90, Xisanhuan Zhonglu, Fengtai District, Beijing, The People's Republic ofChina