Road Network Development Program, Tranche 3


Under the third tranche of the multitranche financing facility, the project will build two sections of the four-lane expressway between Masalli and Astara on the southern corridor. It will also rehabilitate access roads.

Expected Outcome

An efficient, safe, and sustainable southern road corridor from Baku.

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.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 200
Government of Azerbaijan 50
Total 250