Project Details
Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project (Alyat-Astara Road)
Country:Azerbaijan
Sector:Transport
Trade Facilitation
Summary:The objective of the project is to prepare the Southern Road Corridor Improvement Project so that it is suitable for ADB financing. The scope of the project is to undertake a feasibility study and preliminary design of the project, as well as safeguard documents in accordance with ADB requirements.
Expected Outcome:The outcome of the project is improved connectivity to southern Azerbaijan with better access to the population centers.
Expected Outputs:The deliverables include (i) a feasibility study of the Alyat-Astara road, (ii) finalized detailed design of the road section to be financed under the Project, (iii) design of a cross-border facility at Astara, (iv) meeting safeguard compliance requirements, (v) feasibility of proposed local roads in the project area, (vi) proposals for institutional strengthening of road agency and policy reforms, and (vii) a project framework that includes monitoring indicators for development impacts and baseline data.
Date Approved:2005
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2006
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $700,000
Government of Azerbaijan: $175,000
Links/Documents:TA Report