Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA – International Main Roads Improvement Project

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Project at-a-glance
Project Name International Main Roads Improvement Project
Sector/Subsector Transportation/Road
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Opening Date 26 Oct 2015
Project Closing Date 31 Mar 2021
Responsible Institution
Responsible International Financial Institution Japan International Cooperation Agency
Responsible Executive Agencies

Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic

Strategic Agenda

Strengthening the capacity to transport people and goods domestically and internationally


This project provides improvements to a 47-kilometer interval on an international trunk roadway connecting Osh, Batken and Isfana in the southern part of the Kyrgyz Republic, and carry out disaster risk reduction measures (tunnel construction, falling rock countermeasures and landslide prevention) on an international trunk roadway connecting Bishkek and Osh, a core city in the south. These measures will improve the road transportation capacity and safety in the Kyrgyz Republic, thereby facilitating domestic and international transportation and contributing to economic growth. The loan funds for this project will be allocated to public works, including road improvements, bridge replacement, tunnel construction, and falling rock and landslide measures, and to consulting services, including procurement assistance and construction supervision.

Source of Funding

Government of Japan

Amount of Funding

11,915 million yen

Project Outcome

This project will improve the Osh-Batken-Isfana road where deterioration has progressed and the Bishkek-Osh road where natural disasters frequently impede traffic, stimulating domestic transportation and trade with neighboring nations, which is expected to lead to economic growth and economic stimulation in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Contact Information of International Financial Institution
Organization/Department JICA, Central Asia and the Caucasus Division, East and Central Asia and the Caucasus Department
Address Nibancho Center Building, 2-5-25, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Country Japan
Phone 03-5226-6684


Contact Information of Project Implementer
Organization/Department Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic
Address 42 Isanov Str., Bishkek
Postal Code 720017
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 900 970