January – June 2022



Acquaintance with the Construction of the Horadiz-Jabrayil-Zangilan-Aghband Highway

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva got acquainted with the construction of the Horadiz-Jabrayil-Zangilan-Aghband highway (Zangazur corridor) on May 26 during their visit to the Fuzuli district.

Founded by the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, the construction of this road, which has a total length of 123.6 kilometers, is progressing rapidly. The construction of the highway, which originates in the village of Ahmadbayli in the Fuzulu district, is carried out in accordance with the first technical category. The first 77 km of the road will have 6 lanes, while the remaining 46.6 km will have 4 lanes. Three tunnels are being built on the road. Drilling work has been completed in one of the tunnels, and concrete is being laid out. In the other two tunnels, drilling works are underway. It is also planned to build 15 automobile bridges, five overpasses, and 54 underpasses on the road. Currently, 14 bridges, three overpasses, and 38 underpasses are under construction.

The widening and profiling, construction of a new soil bed according to the first technical grade, and parallel laying of the asphalt cover are being carried out on the road. Construction work is scheduled to be completed in 2024.