Azerbaijan starts asphalting new road bypassing Lachin city (PHOTO)

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 – 2×2.5 (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.

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