Azerbaijan to take into account environment impact in road construction projects


November 21, Fineko/abc.az. By Decision #490 the Azerbaijani Cabinet Ministers has amended the Rules of design, construction & reconstruction of roads.

Under the Decision, the impact on the environment will be taken into account during construction of highways, bridges and tunnels.

In compliance with the Cabinet’s Decision the design of roads, bridges and tunnels will require environment impact assessment, preparation of a relevant document, and state ecological expertise.