Investment Infrastructures

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Transportation

  • The province of Yazd doesn’t have freeway at present. The length of Yazd highways, main roads, and secondary roads are respectively 645km, 632km, and 845km. The length of rural roads is 5482km of which 2169km is asphalt.
  • About 300km of the province’s highways is situated in the North-South transit corridor (Bandar Abbas-Tehran) and has an especial situation in this regard.
  • corridor (Bandar Abbas-Tehran) and has an especial situation in this regard. The province of Yazd connects the Southwest of the country to the Northeast through the Abarkouh-Yazd-Tabas transit road which, in addition to its transit importance, connects the religious destination (Mashad) to the tourist destination (Fars province) of the country. There are other important connective roads such as Ardakan-Chopanan that shortens the distance between the center to the North of the country.
  • Rich mines and big industrial units in this region and the necessity to transfer minerals and industrial production to other provinces and countries had provided Yazd with a unique transit position in the country. Now the province possesses the first rank in "railway freight tonnage" and seventh rank in" million tones-kilometer transited goods from the province (road)" in the country.