Project Details
East-West Roads Project (Almaty-Korgos Section): Western Europe-Western China International Transit Corridor (CAREC 1b)
Country:Kazakhstan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The projects involves
  • upgrade and construction of the Almaty–Khorgos road section within Almaty Oblast, including associated bypasses, bridges, interchanges, and ancillary facilities, and provision of consulting services for management and supervision of civil works; and
  • modernization of highway management along the Western Europe–Western China road corridor.
Expected Outcome:The project will increase transport efficiency along the Western Europe–Western China Road Corridor within Almaty Oblast and will modernize highway management on sections of the Western Europe–Western China Road Corridor.
Expected Outputs:
  • Upgraded and constructed Almaty–Khorgos road section and
  • modernized highway management.
Date Approved:2012
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:World Bank: $1.068 billion
Government of Kazakhstan: $188 million
Links/Documents:World Bank Project Page
Project Information Document
Project Appraisal Document