Bridge collapses in 156 kilometer of Baku-Guba-Russia highway

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Azerbaijan, Baku, April 18 / Trend, E.Ismayilov /

One of the main causes of collapse of a bridge over the Garachay River in 156 kilometer of highway Baku-Guba-Russia border was extraction of river stone on this section, which is used by construction companies for their work, a source in JSC Azeryolservis of the Azerbaijani Transport Ministry told Trend on Wednesday.

He said at present heads and specialists of JSC are on the scene. Drivers have to use an alternative road through Khachmaz before the restoration of the bridge.

With regard to terms of restoration of the bridge, the source said that it is still impossible to talk about it.

"Everything will be clear after it will de determined who carry out this work," he said.

At present, car movement on this highway is temporarily suspended.

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