Ministry of Roads & Urban Development

Deputyship of Transportation Planning & Economics
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Iran Expressways In 2025

 

 

 

From the time of passing the act of Development of Transportation Projects through Partnership with Financial Institutions in 1989 by now, 19 PPP expressway project has been construdted and is under operation:

 

Name of Expressway Length (KM) # of Lanes the Viability Gap Funding by government Planned Construction period in Contracts Concession operation  period in contracts the year operation of freeway started Estimated Construction Cost (million USD)  yearly traffice of all kinds of vehicles in 2014 the percentage of heavy vehicle traffic
Ghazvin-Zanjan 189 6 50% 5 20 1995 405 30,902,853 24%
Tehran-Saveh 115 4 20% 4 25 1997 200 21,948,287 32%
Ghazvin-Rasht 127 4 50% 3 11 2009 293 17,285,429 12%
Zanjan-Tabriz 286 6 73% 5 20 2007 741 13,055,874 24%
Tehran-Pardis 21 4 46% 4 18 2010 105 14,207,711 16%
Baghche-Mashhad 40 6 40% 4 14 2003 93 12,483,826 22%
Kashan-Isfahan 160 6 40% 5 15 2003 319 10,437,553 26%
Qom-Kashan 104 6 28% 7 40 1998 214 9,340,554 26%
Saveh-Salafchegan  70 4 20% 4 21 2004 127 6,298,985 36%
Saveh-Hamedan 1 90 4 50% 3 21 2010 158 4,791,597 28%
Ahvaz- Imam Khomeini Port 90 4 60% 4 33 2006 211 3,812,503 36%
Polzal-Andimeshk  45 4 65% 3 25 2013 97 3,282,128 36%
KhoramAbad-PolZal 104 4 50% 4 18 2010 395 3,470,115 36%
Tehran to North of Iran 4 21 4 50% 7 20 2012 63 3,285,000 12%
Saveh- Hamedan 2 80 4 50% 4 22 2013 140 3,181,267 28%
Isfahan West Ring Freeway 90 4 50% 4 12 2007 172 2,744,626 34%
Tabriz- Urumia bridge 2 4 65% 4 20 2009 124 2,205,831 22%
Mashhad North Ring Freeway 72 4 60% 4 13 2012 154 1,869,131 20%
Qom- Garmsar 1 155 6 50% 3 20 2014 271 1,277,500 18%
Average      48% 4.3 20.4        

 

According to the plans of Ministry of Roads & Urban Development the Country`s 1st level Road Corridor includes 16,000 expressways & 4-lane highways. According to the plans of 2025 annually  700 Km of Expressways & 1,400 Km of 4-Lane highways should be constructed. The cost of construction of 1 Km of 3-lane Expressway & 1 Km of 4-lane Highway in Iran is respectively about 3 million USD & about 1.5 million USD. So the required capital in this sector is yearly over 4 billion USD.