Afghanistan Infrastructure and Rehabilitation Services Program(IRP) written in English, Dari and Pashto
Keshim-Faizabad Road, looking upstream on Kotcha River Schoolgirls at well pumping clean water Afghan workers building part of a bridge Asphalt being laid on an Afghan road A section of North West Kabul Power Plant Aerial view of the Kajakai Dam

General Management and Administration
Gardez-Khost Road
Advisor to the Secretariat of the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Energy
Roads Operations and Maintenance / Capacity Building
Reactive Power Compensation for North East Power System (NEPS)
National Load Control Center
General Services - IRP Quick Response II
Kandahar Commercialization Advisory
Diesel Thermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Bamyan-Dushi Road Design
Design and Construction of Regak Bridge in Oruzgan Province
Initial Construction of Bamyan-Dushi Road
Tarakhil Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Reconstruction of the Keshim-Faizabad Road
Kajaki Dam Auxilliary Infrastructure and Supporting Services
General Services - Quick Response for IRP I
The Afghanistan Energy and Information Center
Road from Kajakai Dam to Ring Road
Ghazni to Gardez Road Design
Import of Power from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan
Strategic Provincial Roads in South and East Afghanistan
500/220 kV Substation for the North East Power System
Southern Strategy Road - Segment A
500 kV Transmission Line Design for North East Power System

Initial Construction of Bamyan-Dushi Road
View of the existing Bamyan to Dushi roadway, which runs alongside a river.
The design team is investigating possible road centerline realignment or providing bank protection structures where the Bamyan to Dushi roadway is too close to the river.
Overview. The objective of this project is to initiate an early start on critical work items, build an Engineer’s Camp, and conduct a Ground Control Survey. The effort of the initial construction will expedite the final completion of the Bamyan-Dushi Road project by implementing critical work items and support activities prior to award of the road construction contract.

The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) has categorized the Bamyan-Dushi Road as a national highway. As such, it merits a high level of service because of its strategic importance in providing an alternate route for travel between the north and central provinces of Afghanistan. The current road permits traffic to avoid the Salang tunnel, which subjects all north- and south-bound traffic to considerable time delays during the winter months, even under the best of conditions.

However, the Bamyan-Dushi road in its present condition is virtually impassable during the winter months, and even during summer poses a very slow and arduous detour. Under the Bamyan-Dushi Road Design project, a design has been completed for an asphaltic concrete paved road that will provide a year-round alternative route to the Salang Pass.

This task order will facilitate an immediate start of construction of the Bamyan-Dushi Road as soon as the construction subcontract is issued.

When completed, the upgraded Bamyan-Dushi road will increase security by reducing the time to respond to local, regional, or national incidents. It will also facilitate access to social services and provide new regional trade opportunities including agriculture and mining.

Current Activities:



Support in a Grand Assembly

Governor Thanks Donors for Winter Road Maintenance

A Road for Us

The Road Ahead for Bamyan and Dushi

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