Project Details
Road Network Development Program, Tranche 3
Country:Azerbaijan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The objective of the project is to build an adequate, efficient, safe and sustainable road network linking the Republic of Azerbaijan domestically and internationally.
Expected Outcome:The project will build Sections B and C of a four-lane expressway between Masalli and Astara, and rehabilitate access roads to for greater economic development in Azerbaijan and expanded trade with neighboring countries.
Expected Outputs:The project includes the following:
  • construction of approximately 39.3 km of a new four-lane category I expressway between km 22.1 to km. 61.4 (the Project Road) on the Masalli-Astana highway, comprising: Section B of the Project Road from km 22.1 to km. 45.1 and Section C of the Project Road from km 45.1 to km 61.4; and
  • project management support and consulting services for construction supervision, financial audit, social and environmental assessments, and institutional capacity development.
Date Approved:2011
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2016
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $200 million
Government of Azerbaijan: $50 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page