According to Gurbanov, part of the funds for the reconstruction will be allocated from the state budget. Overall, as noted by the head of the department, the reconstruction will affect 243 kilometres of roads and will allow for its expansion, making it double-tracked.
Designing is set to be completed by late 2019.
It was earlier reported that the Azerbaijani government was conducting preparatory work on the relocation of the Baku-Astara railway.
Particular focus was made on the part of the railway that passes through Lankaran and Astara. The railway runs along the sea coast and restricts access to the sea. In addition, the tide erodes the foundation of the road, it falls faster, despite repairs.
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