North-South Road Program State Non-Commercial Organization

North-South Road Corridor Program

North-South Road Corridor is 556 km long highway with implementation period from 2009-2019. Its design envisages concrete pavement 4-lane express highway with 100 km/h speed.

Framework Financing Agreement

Framework financing agreement was signed between the RA Government and Asian Development Bank on 15 September 2010, stipulating ADB commitment to finance the Project in the amount of USD 500 million.

Tranche 1

Tranche 1 includes the rehabilitation and construction of Yerevan-Ashtarak 11,4 km and Yerevan-Artashat 19,6 km road sections. Constructor company is “Corsan-Corviam Construccion S. A.”, Spain, PMU/Engineer is the consortium of Safege and Eptisa companies, France. On 29.12.15 the two-way traffic was announced open.

Tranche 2

Tranche 2 includes the rehabilitation and construction of Ashtarak-Talin 41,3 km section and widening of the existing 2-lane road up to 4-lane. Constructor company is “Corsan-Corviam Construccion S. A.”, Spain, PMU/Engineer is the consortium of Safege and Eptisa companies, France.

Tranche 3

Tranche 3 has two sections – Talin-Lanjik 18,7 km financed by ADB and Lanjik-Gyumri 27,5 km financed by European Investment Bank. Constructor company is “Sinohydro Corporation Limited”, China. Engineering company is SPEA Ingegneria Europea and IRD Engineering JV, Italy.

Tranche 4

Two sections of Tranche 4 are in the design stage. Artashat-Qajaran section, with the length of 304 km (financed by Asian Development Bank) and Qajarak-Agarak section, with the length of 42 km (financed by Eurasian Development Bank). Designing company is SPEA Ingegneria Europea and IRD Engineering JV, Italy.

 

 

Tranche 5

Tranche 5 envisages the construction of Gyumri by-pass and Gyumri-Bavra 63 km section (financed by European Investment Bank). Feasibility studies are being done in the frames of Tranche 5.

 


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