Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   31 July

252 meter long bridge to be constructed on Hrazdan River

252 meter long bridge to be constructed on Hrazdan River

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 11, ARMENPRESS. The construction of the new road Argavand-Shirak has kicked off in Yerevan.

As ARMENPRESS was informed from the press service of Yerevan Municipality, the memorandum heralding the launch of the construction of the 2.7 km road was signed by Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan and Levantina Incheierea Constantino company's authorized representative Luis Lopez Moloni.

The new road the construction of which is funded by the Asian Development Bank will have 4-6  lines with an average total width of а 24-28 meters.

The new road includes a 252 meter long and 28 meter wide bridge on Hrazdan River.

''The new road has a strategic importance for Yerevan and Armenia in general. Today we have 4 bridges in Yerevan and the one to be constructed in the sidekines of this project will be the 5th. This road will significantly reduce traffic in Yerevan'', Hayk Marutyan said.

The construction will last 21 months.

Edited and translated by Tigran Sirekanyan


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