Project Details
Silk Road Project
Country:Azerbaijan
Sector:Transport
Summary:

The project involves

  • reconstruction of about 85-kilometer (km) section of the Silk Road from Hajigabul in western Azerbaijan to Kyurdamir;
  • construction of a 10 km bypass in Kyurdamir; and
  • assistance to road sector restructuring, such as promoting institutional reform at the Road Transport Services Department.
Expected Outcome:The project will help promote trade and regional cooperation between the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, by reconstructing a section of the Silk Road.
Expected Outputs:
  • Silk Road section from Hajigabul to Kyurdamir reconstructed,
  • 10 km bypass in Kyurdamir built, and
  • road sector restructuring implemented.
Date Approved:2004
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:0000
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: $29 million
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