One of the important road infrastructure projects implemented by the head of state in the territory of Karabakh and East Zangazur economic regions is the construction of a new highway without entering the city of Lachin.
Report informs that the construction works carried out by the State Agency of Azerbaijan Automobile Roads have already been completed.
During the highway construction, 7.3 million cubic meters of excavation and casting, 1.3 million cubic meters of rock blasting were performed, and a new roadbed and road base were built.
In addition, along the road passing through the territory with complex terrain, the construction of various artificial structures was implemented in accordance with the project. Thus, concrete ditches have been built in the necessary places, round water pipes of various diameters were laid in 17 venues, plastic pipes of various diameters were installed in 36 places; a four-span automobile bridge 149.5 meters long and 13.5 meters wide was also constructed.
The subgrade construction work using special equipment is underway in accordance with the construction rules and regulations. The asphalt concrete pavement is laid, horizontal marking lines are applied, and road signs and protective fences are installed in the areas where earthwork has been completed.
To recap, the construction of the highway started in July 2021. The total length of the road is 32 km (out of which 10 km falls on the territory of Armenia), designed in accordance with the III technical degree. The width of the roadway with three lanes on the slopes and two lanes on other sections constitutes 7-10.5 meters, the width of the subgrade is 12-15 meters, whereas the width of the shoulder sections is 2x2.5 (5 m) meters.