Baku, Azerbaijan, May 19
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the road and transport infrastructure built around the Baku Olympic Stadium.
President Ilham Aliyev first reviewed the land improvement work around the Baku Olympic Stadium.
82,000 square meters green areas were laid out around the Stadium. The 68,000-seat Baku Olympic Stadium has a 3,100-car parking lot.
Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov informed the head of state about the work carried out here.
The first stage of the highway, from Hasan Aliyev Street parallel to Ziya Bunyadov Avenue to Koroghlu metro station, was completed according to the project. The total area of the facility is 529,000 square meters. Two bridges were constructed along the highway. The length of the first bridge is 205 meters, while the second is 162 m long.
Azerbaijani president cut the ribbon symbolizing the opening of the road.
President Ilham Aliyev also reviewed the road for pedestrians. It was noted that the road, which is 900 meters in length and 30 meters in width, has two tunnels and a bridge for pedestrians. The length of the bridge is 115 meters.
The tunnels link the Baku Olympic Stadium with Olympic Village.