Project Details
Second Highway Project, First Additional Financing (East-West & North-South Corridors: Alat-Masali and Tagiyev-Sahil)
Country:Azerbaijan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The additional project financing will
  • upgrade the remaining sections of the M3 highway between Alat and Masalli and rehabilitate the existing R6 Baku bypass between Tagiyev and Sahil, as well as about 200 kilometers (km) of secondary and local roads; and
  • provide technical assistance, training and goods to support strengthening of the Ministry of Transport and Azer Road Service JSC, and carry out project implementation.
Expected Outcome:The additional financing will help achieve the original project’s objectives to reduce road transport costs and improve access, transit and road safety within Azerbaijan's east–west and north–south corridors.
Expected Outputs:
  • Upgraded sections of the M3 highway between Alat and Masalli, rehabilitated existing R6 Baku bypass between Tagiyev and Sahil, and 200 km of secondary and local roads; and
  • capacity development of the Ministry of Transport and Azer Road Service JSC.
Date Approved:2008
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2014
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:World Bank: $300.0 million
Government of Azerbaijan: $205.2 million
Links/Documents:Project Information Document
Project Paper