2009-17 – Georgia, Kobuleti Bypass Road (Road Corridor Investment Program Projects 1 and 3, Loan 2560-GEO)

     

    2009-17 – Georgia, Kobuleti Bypass Road (Road Corridor Investment Program Projects 1 and 3, Loan 2560-GEO)
    Road project. The Kobuleti Bypass section is part of the so-called Adjara Bypass Project along the E-70 Poti -Batumi - Sarpi  road located  the  western Black  Sea  coast of  Georgia.  The project  road  also forms part  of  the main  road  corridor East-West  Highway  between Azerbaijan  and  Georgia. Its connection  with  the Black  Sea  ports of  Batumi  and Poti  and  the tourist  beaches  in Kobuleti makes this road an important trade and tourism road for Georgia.

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    Technical description
    Projects main components are constructing Kobuleti Bypass (a new 28 km two-lane bypass road skirting Kobuleti) and expanding to four lanes a 6 km section of an existing two-lane road between Kobuleti and Batumi, along the Black Sea coast toward the Turkish border.

    Source: Environmental Monitoring Report January to June 2015

    Applicant/promoter/sponsor
    The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure
    Investment amount
    $256.7 million approved in two tranches.
    Implementation schedule
    2009-2017

    Construction time: 7 years

    Status
    Completed
    Expected impacts on transport, environment, social, other
    Increase in subregional trade and tourism revenue
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