CAREC Corridors 2, 5, and 6 (Dushanbe–Kurgonteppa) Road Project


The project will improve the connectivity between the capital Dushanbe and Kurgonteppa, which are two major cities and economic hubs in Tajikistan. The road is a strategic north -south link, and one of the most heavily traveled roads in the country, as well as the confluence of CAREC corridors 2, 5, and 6.

Expected Outcome

The project will upgrade an approximately 33-kilometer (km) road section between Dushanbe and Chashmasoron, improve facilities and safety along and in the vicinity of this road section, strengthen the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Transport, and complete procurement readiness for the next section of the road to be improved.

Expected Outputs

  • Improved road conditions, facilities, and safety along, and in the vicinity of the project road
  • Strengthened MOT institutional capacity in terms of financial management, road safety, and road asset management
  • Completed procurement readiness for the next road section to be improved

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 15.8 Grant
Clean Energy Fund 2 Grant
Asian Development Bank 49.4 Loan
OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Fund for International Development 12 Loan
Government of Tajikistan 17.2
Total 96.4