CAREC Transport Corridor I (Bishkek–Torugart Road) Project 3


The project will improve the 60-kilometer section from At Beit to Torugart at the border with the People's Republic of China. It will also strengthen infrastructure management skills of government staff engaged in the road sector.

Expected Outcome

The project will increase regional trade, particularly between the Kyrgyz Republic and the People's Republic of China, by improving mobility for people and goods along the road corridor between Naryn and Torugart.

Expected Outputs

  • Upgraded 60 km of two-lane Bishkek–Torugart road (km 479–km 539) to national Category III road standards.
  • Improved infrastructure management skills of Ministry of Transport and Communications and other government agency staff.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 55
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic 15
Total 70