Chow Tai Fook Wu Zhi Qiao

Site Location – Xikou Village, Baojia Township, Pengshui County

Site Background – Villagers are mainly Miao and Tujia people. Currently, most of residents are the elderly people and women. The average flood water level is 1.8 meters.

The Need –The local need to cross the river to the main road leading to the outside.

Villagers Benefited –1,600 nos

Project Team – Xi’an Jiaotong University WZQ Team, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong WZQ Team and Tongji University WZQ Team

Project Sponsor – Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited



Milestone

Between 24 January and 1 February 2015, 43 volunteers completed the 36th Wu Zhi Qiao bridge – a gabion bridge with a span of 28m, the improvement works to a school (playground hardening, installation of fluorescent tubes, fans and the associated electrical wires as well as a blackboard in four classrooms) and two clinics (replacement of desks, benches, cupboards, beds and stretchers as well as installation of a medical waste facility). Public health activities were also conducted with primary students during the pre-trip a week earlier.
The team laid the foundation of the bridge for the construction work in September.
The 2nd investigation trip was completed in August. Please click here for the report. (Chinese version only)
The team conducted the preliminary investigation about the environment of the bridge site as well as the village condition. Please click here for the report. (Chinese version only)