Road Sector Restructuring Loan (Atyrau–Aktau)


The project will rehabilitate the existing 900-kilometer (km) road between Atyrau and Aktau in western Kazakhstan and includes the following activities: A. Loan-financed activities

  • Reconstruction of some 300 km of badly deteriorated road and
  • improvement of a further 300 km of existing unpaved road.
B. Grant-financed activity
  • Consulting services to assist the Committee on Roads and Infrastructure Development in preparing the project feasibility study and preliminary engineering design and costs.

Expected Outcome

The project will improve road access between Kazakhstan’s main port of Aktau and the important regional center of Atyrau. It will also support the existing oil production area at Tenghiz.

Expected Outputs

  • About 600 km of roads reconstructed and improved.
  • Project feasibility study and preliminary design and costs delivered.

Project Types

Grant, Loan


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 119
Government of Kazakhstan 124
Total 243