Project Details
Preparation of CAREC Corridors 5 and 6 (Salang Corridor) Project
Country:Afghanistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The proposed project will assist the Government of Afghanistan in preparing the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridors 5 and 6 (Salang Corridor) Project.
Expected Outcome:The ensuing project will rehabilitate and upgrade the Salang Corridor, one of the few viable land routes linking the north and south of Afghanistan.
Expected Outputs:
  • Feasibility studies on three alignment options completed
  • Detailed engineering design, procurement documentation, and project and safeguard documents on selected option completed
Date Approved:2016
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2020
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $15,450,000
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund: $15,920,000
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page