Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project (Alyat–Astara Road)


The technical assistance will prepare the Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project so that it is suitable for Asian Development Bank financing.    

Expected Outcome

Expected Outputs

The deliverables included

  • a feasibility study of the Alyat–Astara road,
  • finalized detailed design of the road section to be financed under the project,
  • design of a cross-border facility at Astara,
  • meeting safeguard compliance requirements,
  • feasibility of proposed local roads in the project area,
  • proposals for institutional strengthening of road agency and policy reforms, and
  • a project framework that includes monitoring indicators for development impacts and baseline data.

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 0.7
Government of Azerbaijan 0.175
Asian Development Bank 0.043 A supplementary technical budget was approved in 2006 because of a major change in scope by allowing additional 11.5 person-months of consulting services. The total budget has increased by $430,000 from $700,000 to $1.13 million.
Total 0.918