Iranian president inaugurates Abyek-Varamin Highway
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the Abyek-Varamin Highway, known as Qadir Highway, by video conference.
The construction of the 158-kilometer Qadir Highway began in 2015, Trend reports citing IRNA.
This project has been implemented with 30 percent participation from the government and 70 percent of private investors with a credit of $809 million.
Qadir Highway is passing through the four provinces of Qazvin, Alborz, Markazi, and Tehran.
A total of 49 large bridges, 690 small bridges, 2 tunnels, 12 intersections, and 32 parking lots have been constructed during the construction of this highway.
The purpose of this project is to complete a part of the east-west and north-south corridors. Its operation will shorten the route and facilitate the passage between the northwestern regions of the country to the northeastern.
Ghadir freeway construction operation, formerly known as the South Tehran-Alborz freeway.