Project Details
CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) - Tranche 3
Country:Kyrgyz Republic
Sector:Transport
Summary:The project involves
  • upgrading a 60-kilometer (km) two-lane section of the Bishkek–Torugart road (km 479 to km 539) to national Category III road standards, with special features to protect the environment, preserve the road structure, and reduce vehicle accidents; and
  • strengthening infrastructure management skills of government staff engaged in the road sector.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase regional trade, particularly between the Kyrgyz Republic and the People's Republic of China, by improving mobility for people and goods along the road corridor between Naryn and Torugart.
Expected Outputs:
  • Upgraded 60 km of two-lane Bishkek–Torugart road (km 479–km 539) to national Category III road standards; and
  • improved infrastructure management skills of Ministry of Transport and Communications and other government agency staff.
Date Approved:2011
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $55 million
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic: $15 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page