Project Details
CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek-Torugart Road) Project 3 - Additional Financing
Country:Kyrgyz Republic
Sector:Transport
Summary:The additional financing will cover the cost overruns that have resulted in a funding gap for the project.
Expected Outcome:By improving the last 60 kilometers bottleneck section of the CAREC Corridor 1 (Bishkek Torugart Road), the project will contribute to fostering regional trade between the Kyrgyz Republic and the People's Republic of China and higher mobility for people in Naryn Province.
Expected Outputs:
  • The last 60 km section of the Bishkek-Torugart road (km 479-km 539), repaired, rehabilitated, or reconstructed to meet national Category III road standards with roadside truck parking facility and special haydraulic features for protecting the environment and preserving the road structure; and
  • improved infrastructure management skills of MOTC and other government agency staff.
Date Approved:2014
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2017
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $15.1 million
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic: $2.9 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page