Project Details
Road Sector Restructuring (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 centre of Atyrau. It will also support the existing oil production area at Tenghiz.
Expected Outputs:
  • About 600 km of roads reconstructed and improved and
  • project feasibility study and preliminary design and costs delivered.
Date Approved:2003
Expected Completion:2009
Funding Type:Grant
Funding Amount:European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: $119 million (Loan)
Government of Kazakhstan: $124 million
Links/Documents:EBRD Project Page