Project Details
MFF: Road Network Development Program, Project 2 (Ganja Bypass)
Summary:The project will rehabilitate about 37.5 kilometers (km) of the two-lane paved road bypassing Ganja, Azerbaijan's second largest city. The project road is part of the country's primary east-west highway linking the capital, Baku, to the Georgian border.
Expected Outcome:The project will contribute to socioeconomic development in Azerbaijan and its cooperation with Georgia through improved road network, increased traffic, and expanded trade through building an efficient, safe, and sustainable road network, linking Azerbaijan domestically and internationally.
Expected Outputs:An efficient, safe, and sustainable Ganja bypass road as an integral part of the East-West Highway.

(About 90% of the civil works for Ganja bypass road were completed as of loan closing date of 31 December 2012, and fully completed by April 2013.)
Date Approved:2008
Expected Completion:2013
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $55 million
Government of Azerbaijan: $18 million
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page