CAREC Corridors 1 and 3 Connector Road Project


The project will connect two major CAREC regional corridors by rehabilitating a crucial connector road, part of the North South Alternate Corridor, which is a priority in the National Sustainable Development Strategy.

Expected Outcome

The project will improve connectivity and mobility in the country and link the economic underprivileged regions with the economic hubs, as well as strengthen road maintenance practices and institutional capacity by introducing and implementing a road asset management system and a project implementation unit administrative manual and procedure.

Expected Outputs

  • Rehabilitated road from Epkin village to Bashkugandy village 70 km long (distance marker Km89–Km 159)
  • Strengthened institutional capacity

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 58.39 Loan
Asian Development Bank 36.72 Grant (includes $3 million in Project Design Advance approved in 2015)
Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development (EFSD) 85
Saudi Fund for Development 20
Islamic Development Bank 12
Government of Kazakhstan 48.26
Total 260.37