Azerbaijani Transport Ministry Publicizes Date of Reconstruction of Baku-Shamakhi-Muganli Road
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend S.Aliyev / The Azerbaijan Road Service of the Azerbaijani Transport Ministry will announce the results of the tender on the reconstruction of the Baku-Shamakhi-Muganli automobile road in a month. The Transport Ministry announced that at present estimation of tender bids submitted by participants is underway. Work over reconstruction of the road is scheduled to commence this year.
The project has been divided in to three contracts. The first contract envisages expanding 15 km way from two to four strips, second contract - reconstruction of the existing two-strip way 65 km in length and the third contract - reconstruction of the existing two-strip way 44 km in length.
For the reconstruction, the World Bank (WB) has granted $200 mln for reconstruction of two highways.
It is intended to reconstruct several reconstructing several sections of Alat-Astara-Iranian border highway and rehabilitating Baku-Sumgayt wait.
The project envisages widening and changing the route of the Highway - Alat-Massali (a part of the existing project). Due to this, the length of the highway will reduce from the existing 230 km to 200 km.