Project Details
CAREC Corridor 3 (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border) Improvement Project
Summary:The ADB-funded portion of the project involves
  • improvement of the 62-kilometer (km) highway linking Dushanbe with the Uzbekistan border;
  • improvement of Dusti border point facilities;
  • connecting the border point to a reliable power source;
  • building of modern customs buildings; and
  • installation of new information technology to help increase trade and cut waiting time at the border.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase national and regional trade, and further economic growth due to improved connectivity and mobility along the Tajikistan sections of CAREC Corridor 3.
Expected Outputs:
  • Reconstructed and upgraded road sections from Dushanbe to Tursunzade, and further to the Uzbekistan border (km 5–km 62);
  • facilities at the Dusti border-crossing point improved;
  • tapped a reliable power source
  • customs buildings built; and
  • new information technology installed at the border point.
Date Approved:2011
Expected Completion:2015
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $120 million
Government of Tajikistan: $34.3 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page