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Six departments: 100 billion yuan in new rural road investment in 2022

Seetao 2022-08-16 09:00
  • It is estimated that by the end of 2022, a total of 150,000 kilometers of newly renovated rural roads will be completed
  • Build a rural road network with reasonable layout, urban-rural connection, safety and smoothness, and green economy
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As an artery supporting economic development, rural road construction will lay the foundation for rural revitalization. On August 15, 2022, the Ministry of Transport, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the People's Bank of China, and the National Rural Revitalization Bureau jointly issued the "Implementation Plan for Rural Roads, Expanding Investment, Stabilizing Employment and Better Serving Rural Revitalization" to strive for In 2022, on the basis of completing the original annual tasks of rural roads ahead of schedule, further strengthen financial and other policy support, implement a number of qualified "14th Five-Year Plan" projects ahead of schedule, and complete 30,000 kilometers of newly renovated rural roads and implement them. 30,000 kilometers of rural highway safety and life protection projects, and 3,000 dangerous bridges on rural highways will be renovated. We will strive to complete an additional investment of about 100 billion yuan, and drive about 2 million people to work locally and increase their income. At the same time, the number of jobs in the field of rural highway management and protection will be stabilized at around 800,000.

Implementing the Four Good Rural Roads to Help Rural Revitalization Five Projects

Implement the project of upgrading and upgrading the backbone road network of rural highways. In general, in accordance with the technical standards of level 3 and above, speed up the construction of external fast-track rural roads with townships and major economic nodes as outlets, promote the construction of dual external roads in towns and towns where conditions permit, and implement the renovation of old roads and narrow rural areas in an orderly manner. Road widening and reconstruction or construction of wrong lanes, strengthening the connection between rural roads and arterial roads, urban roads and other modes of transportation. Strengthen the construction of rural roads in old revolutionary base areas, ethnic areas, frontier areas, underdeveloped areas, reclamation areas and forest areas.

Implement the extension and improvement project of the basic road network of rural highways. Promote rural road construction projects to be more inclined to enter villages and households, encourage the opening of "broken roads" and smooth "micro-circulation". Promote the construction of natural villages (groups) and Dabian natural villages with hardened roads according to local conditions. Orderly implement the construction of two-lane highways connected to the organic villages that meet the conditions. Strengthen the connection between the road leading to the village and the road in the village, make overall planning and implementation of the road section of the rural road passing through the village, and take into account the function of the main road in the village.

Implement the project to improve the safety and security capabilities of rural roads. Solidly carry out measures to improve the management of road safety facilities and traffic order, and continue to deepen the demonstration project of “Thousands of Lights and Thousands of Belts” on rural roads. Focus on strengthening the investigation and rectification of hidden dangers of rural roads and bridges and tunnels, implement and improve rural road safety and life protection projects, and carry out in-depth reconstruction of dilapidated and old bridges and new bridge construction projects. Strictly implement the design, construction and use of the traffic safety facilities and the main project of the newly reconstructed rural highways at the same time. Increase efforts to restore rural roads damaged by disasters.

Implement the rural road and industry integration development project. Vigorously develop the "rural road +" model, combine the layout of rural industries and the construction of characteristic villages and towns, key rural tourism villages and towns, etc., promote the in-depth integration of rural roads and industries, accelerate the construction of rural industrial roads, tourism roads, and resource roads, and improve major rural economic nodes. External road traffic conditions, serve the development of rural industries. Explore and support the development path of rural highway "road extension economy".

Implement the project to improve the service level of rural roads. Focusing on the integration of transportation and tourism, improve the service facilities along rural highways, effectively utilize rural passenger and cargo depots, maintenance roads and other facilities as well as idle land resources along rural highways, and expand the development of parking, charging, shopping, leisure, sightseeing, tourism consulting, etc. Service function, improve rural road service capacity and sustainable development capacity. Empower the high-quality development of rural roads with information technology and improve service and management efficiency.

Actively attract peasants to work locally and nearby to increase income

Promote the participation of farmers in construction. Establish and improve a long-term mechanism for the high-quality development of the "Four Good Rural Roads" and for absorbing the employment of people with employment difficulties. In the field of rural road construction and management and protection, promote the method of food-for-work, expand the scope of implementation and beneficiaries, and give priority to attracting local rural people, especially low-income people such as those who have been lifted out of poverty (including those who prevent returning to poverty) and other low-income people to participate in project construction and maintenance after completion. Conservation, driving the local rural labor force to find jobs nearby and increase their income.

Increase the development of rural highway management and protection posts. Coordinate and make good use of various employment positions such as public welfare positions in the field of rural highway management and protection, establish and improve the post information disclosure system and dynamic assessment and adjustment mechanism, and resettle the poverty-stricken people who meet the conditions of people with employment difficulties (including the monitoring objects to prevent returning to poverty) and rural low-income people. Population, laid-off and unemployed persons, disabled persons and other groups are employed. Encourage the daily maintenance of village roads and roads leading to natural villages (groups) to be contracted by farmers along the line through sub-contracting and fixed-amount contracting, so as to further expand employment channels.

Protect the legitimate rights and interests of migrant workers. Implement the "Regulations on Guaranteeing the Payment of Migrant Workers' Wages" and other relevant requirements, consolidate local and departmental responsibilities, and ensure that migrant workers' wages are paid in full and on time. Do a good job in the skills training of migrant workers working in rural highways, strengthen technical and safety training, and focus on operation skills and safety production as the main training content, and improve the overall technical and skill level and safety awareness of migrant workers. Keywords: infrastructure, infrastructure construction, domestic engineering news, planning and investment

The "Program" also mentioned that the financial guarantee should be strengthened. All localities should implement the policy of "substituting rewards for subsidies" for car purchase tax funds, and make rural road construction a key area of local government spending, and make overall use of relevant funds in accordance with regulations to support the development of rural roads. Include the rural road cash-for-work project into the scope of relevant financial support. Broaden financing channels, encourage financial institutions and social forces to participate in rural road construction in compliance with laws and regulations, explore to increase medium and long-term credit support for rural road infrastructure construction, and establish a more stable rural road capital investment mechanism. Editor / Xu Shengpeng