Road link upgrade for Uzbekistan
First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
In Uzbekistan a major road link between capital Tashkent and Osh will now be upgraded. US$211 million is being provided by the Uzbekistan Government for the upgrade work, which is required to improve the road surface and also widen the link and allow it to carry heavier traffic. The Asian Development Bank is supplying finances worth $167 million for the road improvement work. The upgrade is due for completion in 2014. The country has extensive natural resources and the road upgrade will help to improve its transport connections and support growth of its resource sector.