Project Details
MFF: CAREC Corridor 2 Road Investment Program, Tranche 1
Country:Uzbekistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:Project 1 of the investment program supports
  • reconstruction of about 50 kilometers (km) of the 222 km A380 highway (between km 440 and km 490);
  • implementation of a road asset management system;
  • establishment of an independent quality control system for road works, establishment of a road maintenance system for cement concrete roads and development of road maintenance contracts;
  • reform of the road financing system to ensure that road charges take into account the level of road usage;
  • establishment of an enabling framework for public–private partnerships in the road sector and pilot of a public–private partnership project (if feasible);
  • promotion of community development through capacity development for the Road Fund and awareness raising in the community, and through conducting a needs assessment for the development of social and healthcare infrastructure along the A380 highway; and
  • provision of technical support to the project monitoring unit.
The investment program will finance reconstruction of about 222 km of the A380 highway, strengthening of transport logistics, and of road sector sustainability.
Expected Outcome:The investment program will impact Uzbekistan’s sustainable economic development, creating better transport connectivity and efficiency, and institutional effectiveness.
Expected Outputs:
  • Reconstructed about 50 km of the A380 highway (between km 440 and km 490 of the A380 highway);
  • road asset management system;
  • an independent quality control system for road works, a road maintenance system for cement concrete roads, and development of road maintenance contracts;
  • reformed road financing system;
  • an enabling framework for public–private partnerships in the road sector and pilot of a public–private partnership project;
  • capacity development for the Road Fund and awareness raising in the community, and a needs assessment for the development of social and healthcare infrastructure along the A380 highway; and
  • technical support to the project monitoring unit.
Date Approved:2010
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2014
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $115 million
Government of Uzbekistan: $31 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page