Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attends opening of Gelebe Square road junction (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 2 /Ttrend/
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today opened five tunnels constructed under Gelebe Square multi-storey tunnel-type road junction project in Baku.
Last years, construction of tunnels, road junctions, bridges in Baku and regions have intensified for regulation of motor traffic. One of such road construction projects was launched by the Akkord Company for regulation of traffic at Gelebe Square around Ganjlik metro station, prevention of jams and provision of traffic regime without traffic lights.
The work envisaged by the "State Program on Renewal and Development of Road Networks in Azerbaijan in 2006-2015s" is successfully carried out in accordance with the international standards to combine modern elements of road infrastructure.
The facility, designed by Singapore's Surbana International Consultants, was constructed by Akkord Company.
Transport Minister Ziya Mammadov informed the Head of State about the project, including huge reconstructive works in the vicinity. The area has been completely renewed.
President Ilham Aliyev inspected the model of the project. The Head of State was informed on the technical and economic parameters of the project.
The President inspected the tunnels, and addressed the constructors. He praised their work: "Everything is for the welfare of people, for the citizens of Azerbaijan," the Head of State emphasized.