CAREC Corridors 1 and 6 Connector Road (Aktobe–Makat) Reconstruction Project


The Asian Development Bank is working with Kazakhstan to help modernize ithe country's transport system. Improved transport connectivity will help increase trade links between Kazakhstan and the markets in East Asia, the Caspian Sea region, and further to Europe.

Expected Outcome

Improved network operational performance, increased transit potential, and improved social and economic development of the western region of Kazakhstan

Expected Outputs

  • 299 km of two-lane highway connecting Aktobe and Makat reconstructed to category II standard and operational
  • Improved transport system operation with better provision of road traffic safety and logistics effectiveness

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 240.3 Loan
Islamic Development Bank 273
Government of Kazakhstan 42.7
Total 556