Capital repair of Gveleti-Daryal road (Lower Lars) to take about a year
YEREVAN, June 17. /ARKA/. It will take about one year to capitally repair Gveleti-Daryal (Lower Lars) motor road in the territory of Georgia will take a year, the press office of Armenia’s ministry of transport and communication Gagik Beglaryan reported after the negotiations with the Georgian side.
On June 14, Beglaryan headed to Georgia to see the rehabilitation works at the damaged section of Gveleti-Daryal road. Beglaryan said the road needs a capital overhaul.
According to earlier reports of the Georgian ministry of transport and communication, the works to clear off the road were under way to open the road on June 14-15. The possibility of the new landslide was not ruled out. The repair works were not completed in time, but the traffic was resumed on June 14. Works are under way to extend the road. Georgian road workers managed to remove an 18 meters tall earth mound
Georgian minister of infrastructure and regional development Elgudja Khokrishvili briefed Beglaryan on the elimination of the landslide effects and measures to prevent recurrence in future. In particular, it is planned to build tunnels on the most risky sections of the road.
Belgaryan said he offered Armenian experts’ support to avoid similar problems in future on the road that is of critical importance to Armenia. –0--