Project Details
MFF: Transport Network Development Investment Program, Tranche 2
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The second tranche will finance two components of the Transport Network Development Investment Program, approved in 10 December 2012:

A. Transport Infrastructure Development
  • Reconstruction and widening of the approximately 106 kilometer (km) Sapary to Jalalabad Road (the second section of the Kabul to Jalalabad Road), including provision of related design and construction supervision services;
  • Rehabilitation of the approximately 32 km Chan-e-Anjir to Gereshk Road, (the second section of the Lashkar Gah to Gereshk Road), including provision of related design and construction supervision services; and
  • Reconstruction of the approximately 50 km Sharan to Angoor Ada Road in Paktika, including provision of related design and construction supervision services.
B. Transport Network Management Capacity Development
  • Capacity building for the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) including restructuring support based on a revised business plan and design and implementation of an asset management system; and
  • Provision of support for project management and investment program implementation to MPW including procurement oversight, construction and contract supervision, safeguard policy and plan preparation and implementation, and feasibility studies to prepare subsequent tranches of the investment program.
Expected Outcome:The subprojects will help improve the economy of southern Afghanistan and regional trade with the completion of CAREC Corridors 5 and 6.
Expected Outputs:
  • A total of 188 km (Sapary-Jalalabad, Sharan-Angoor Ada, and Chan-e-Anjir-Gereshk sections) of reconstructed, rehabilitated, and appropriately maintained national and regional highways; and
  • strengthened capacity of MPW.
Date Approved:2012
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund: $60 million
Government of Afghanistan: $19 million
Asian Development Bank: $149 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page
Report and Recommendation of the President
Grant Agreement (Special Operations) between ADB and Afghanistan
Grant Agreement (Externally Financed) between ADB and Afghanistan
Amendment to the Grant Agreements for Transport Network Development Investment Program-Project 2
Transport Network Development Investment Program - Tranche 2: Procurement Plan
Transport Network Development Investment Program, Tranche 2 (Technical Assistance)