BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 23. The restoration of road infrastructure is among the main priorities in reconstruction and restoration process in the Azerbaijani territories liberated from Armenian occupation, Trend reports via the State Agency of Azerbaijan Automobile Roads.
According to the agency, one of the road infrastructure projects implemented by instructions of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in the Karabakh and East Zangazur economic regions is the construction of a new highway bypassing the city of Lachin.
Design of all roads in the above regions envisions their construction bypassing large settlements. As part of the construction process, asphalting of sections of the road bypassing Lachin city has already started, the agency said.
The length of the new road is 32 km. The width of the carriageway is 7-10.5 meters, the width of the subgrade - 12-15 meters, and the width of the shoulder sections - 2x2.5 (5 m) meters, the agency noted.
At the site where the road base is ready, installation of the asphalt concrete pavement has begun. The construction of ring pipes and various artificial structures is also underway in order to ensure the drainage of water. Construction work on the 22-nd kilometer of the road is at the final stage.
The construction of the road is carried out in accordance with the schedule. The necessary labor force has been attracted to the territory to complete the construction work this year.