Project Details
Second Highway Project, Second Additional Financing
Country:Azerbaijan
Sector:Transport
Summary:The second additional financing scales up the project to include
  • rehabilitation of 116 kilometers (km) of the Hajigabul–Bahramtapa Highway (M6) and 200 km of local roads connecting rural areas to the M6 road, and
  • provision of technical assistance for project implementation and the design of future investments.
Expected Outcome:The second additional financing will promote regional economic development and poverty reduction by reducing road transport costs and improving access, transit, and road safety.
Expected Outputs:
  • Rehabilitated 116 km section of M6 and 200 km of rural roads; and
  • a project implementation system and demonstration model for future development projects.
Date Approved:2009
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2014
Funding Type:Loan
Funding Amount:World Bank: $175 million
Government of Azerbaijan: $44 million
Links/Documents:World Bank project page