Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.13 / Trend, A.Akhundov /
Gravel roads will gradually be replaced with paved ones in Azerbaijan by 2020, the Draft Development Concept "Azerbaijan - 2020: The Vision of The Future" says.
"Gravel roads will gradually be replaced with paved ones, the construction and reconstruction of national highways continued, tougher environmental requirements introduced, road junctions and budges built, repaired and modernized," the draft concept says.
New roads will be built to observe public safety, the construction of a fleet of intra-city and suburban vehicles accelerated and an intelligent transport management system introduced in big cities.
The expansion of motor-roads in the direction of the East-West and North-South transport corridors, construction and reconstruction of national highways will bring the country's road transport infrastructure into line with international standards.