Georgia reveals ongoing infrastructure projects
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 26
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
A 180 meter-long tunnel has been dug for the first time within the scope of road modernization at Georgia's Rikoti Gorge, in the Khevi-Ubisa segment, said Head of the Roads Department of Georgia Irakli Karseladze, Trend reports via Georgian media.
As reported, 4-lane road of cement and concrete with a total length of 12.2 kilometres, with 37 bridges and 20 tunnels, will be built in the Khevi-Ubisa segment of Rikoti Gorge within the scope of the road construction project.
In addition, construction of the longest bridge in Georgia has been launched, which will have 22 pillars and will stretch 1,320 meters. Currently, the construction of 11 pillars is in full progress.
Irakli Karseladze noted that construction of a road with a total length of 51.6 kilometres is planned at Rikoti Gorge, with 96 bridges and 53 tunnels. Construction of the road at Rikoti Gorge is divided into three sections and is set for completion in 2022.
Special spaces will be arranged within the road construction project at Rikoti Gorge, whereby residents of adjacent villages will be able to sell their merchandise. Such commercial squares will be arranged in Surami, Shrosha and Zerstaponi, while a Community Center and a new kindergarten will be built in Khevi Village.
Construction works are actively progressing also at Ubisa-Shorapani segment of Rikoti Gorge. Currently, 12 tunnels and 21 bridges are being built. A 4-lane road of cement and concrete with a length of 13 kilometres, 18 tunnels and 27 bridges will be constructed within Ubisa-Shorapani segment of the project.
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