Xinjiang Regional Road Improvement Project (Korla–Kuqa Section)


The project will improve the east-west road transport corridor by upgrading the Korla-Kuqa section of the national highway as well as the local road network and road connection to neighboring countries.

Expected Outcome

The project will help develop a more efficient national and regional transport system that supports sustainable economic growth in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Expected Outputs

  • Improved G314 national highway and related facilities.
  • Improved local roads in Kuga and Qiemo counties.
  • Improved operational efficiency of freight terminals in Urumqi.
  • Improved rural transport services in Kuga county and improved road safety.
  • Strengthened capacity of Xinjiang Communications Department.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 150
Ministry of Communications – People’s Republic of China 197
China Development Bank (PRC) 188
Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (PRC) 59
Total 594