U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway Afghanistan's roads are in such bad shape that the United States, Japan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to pay for repairs. One major construction project is to build a new 745 mile highway linking three of Afghanistan's largest cities. The project will cost $250 million. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.
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U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

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U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

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Afghanistan's roads are in such bad shape that the United States, Japan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to pay for repairs. One major construction project is to build a new 745 mile highway linking three of Afghanistan's largest cities. The project will cost $250 million. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.