Azerbaijani transport ministry announces tender on highway reconstruction
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 27 / Trend /
The Azerbaijani Transport Ministry announced a qualification tender as part of the project on the reconstruction of the M6 Hajiqabul-Horadiz highway.
The tender will be held in two lots. The first lot is a road section with the a length of 40.5 kilometers, from the first mile to 40.5 kilometers, while the second lot includes a road section with the length of 72 km (from 40,5 km to 112.5 km).
The reconstruction project will be financed through the funds, provided by the debt agreement signed between the Azerbaijani government and the International Bank for reconstruction and Development.
The WB will allocate a $175 million loan as part of the project on the construction and reconstruction of the Hajiqabul-Bahramtapa highway. The project plans to repair the Hajiqabul-Bahramtapa highway, which is 112.5 kilometers long, along with 200 kilometers of local road.
A $62 million loan from the International Development Association has been issued for 20 years with a grace period of 10 years and a $113 million loan was issued by the IBRD for 20 years with a grace period of 4 years.
Tender envisages the construction of road surfacing including granular basis; asphalt road base and asphalt coating, building of bridges, lying of pipes, construction of road overpasses and road connections.
Applicants must submit an application for participation in qualification tender and pay 150 manat by 17:00 Oct.14, 2009.