Azerbaijani Transport Ministry prepares for expanding Baku- Shamakhi highway
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 14 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
The Azerbaijani Transport Ministry will work to expand the 30-kilometer sector of the Baku-Shamakhi highway from a two-lane into a four-lane this year, a source in the Transport Ministry said.
He said that only 15 kilometers of the total length of the Baku-Shamakhi road are four-lane, the remaining 100 kilometers are two-lane.
"This year we will work to expand the 30-kilometer sector," the source said.
He said that the operations will be conducted stage-by-stage over several years.
Earlier, Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panakhov said that 850 million manat will be allocated to develop the transport sector in Azerbaijan this year.