Southern Transport Corridor Road Rehabilitation Project


The project includes

  • improvement of about 124 kilometers (km) of the two-lane highway from Osh to Gulcha, to Sopu Korgon;
  • provision of consulting services for construction supervision and monitoring and evaluation;
  • procurement of maintenance equipment to maintain the entire Osh–Sary Tash–Irkeshtam road; and
  • provision of two advisory technical assistance projects for (i) improving road maintenance and strengthening the transport corridor management department, and (ii) awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted illnesses, and human trafficking.

Expected Outcome

The project will promote economic growth and reduce poverty by improving the transport network and increasing regional trade and cooperation through rehabilitation of the road linking the Kyrgyz Republic, the People's Republic of China, and Uzbekistan.

Expected Outputs

  • Two-lane highway from Osh to Gulcha to Sopu Korgon improved.
  • Consulting services for construction supervision and monitoring and evaluation provided.
  • Maintenance equipment procured.
  • Two advisory technical assistance projects provided.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 32.8
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic 6.6
OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Fund for International Development 4
Total 43.4