Preparation of CAREC Corridors 5 and 6 (Salang Corridor) Project


The proposed project will assist the Government of Afghanistan in preparing the 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

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 15.45
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund 15.92
Total 31.37