Western Regional Road Corridor Development Project, Phase 1

Summary

The Western Regional Road Corridor will span nearly 750 kilometers and become part of the Asian Highway Network. The first phase of the project will improve the Yarant–Hovd city road, create road maintenance units, improve road safety, and provide skills training.

Expected Outcome

The project will develop an efficient and safe regional transport route in the western region to link Mongolia with the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China and Siberia in the Russian Federation.

Expected Outputs

  • Improved 431.2 km Yarantâ–Hovd city road.
  • Road maintenance centers established.
  • Equipment for road maintenance and monitoring procured.
  • Improved road safety.
  • Community development.
  • HIV/AIDS awareness.
  • Institutional capacity of the Ministry of Roads, Transportation, Construction and Urban Development strengthened.

Project Types

Grant

Funding

Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 37.6
Government of Mongolia 74.6
Total 112.2
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