ArmInfo. The Davidashen-Ashtarak detour road meets all international standards. Representatives of the Asian Development Bank, the head of the ADB Central Department for Central and Western Asia, Werner Liepach and the director of the Armenian representation of the Bank, Shane Rosenthal, announced yesterday at the meeting with the vice-mayor of Yerevan Vahe Nikoyan.
According to municipality press service, after getting acquainted with the project implementation process, Werner Liepach expressed his satisfaction with the quality of the works carried out, the pace and the control carried out. He stressed the importance of activities aimed at improving work safety. Werner Leipak also expressed belief that the work will be completed in time.
Earlier, ArmInfo reported that the work on the construction of the Davidashen-Ashtarak road, financed by the Asian Development Bank in the second part of the "Sustainable Urban Development Investment Program", is drawing to a close. Earlier, the deadline was announced by 2019. A new road with uninterrupted traffic will have 6 lanes, 28 m width and length of 5.4 km. The Davydashen administrative district of Yerevan will be connected to the western part of Ajapnyak by the Ashtarak highway. There will be a direct connection between Chavush street - Ashtarak highway and Halabyana - Yeghvard highway, which will ensure uninterrupted traffi. For this purpose, two-level transport interchanges will be built at the junction of Chavush-Ashtarak highway and Halabyan-Yeghvard highway. The construction includes a new metal bridge, 257 m long above the Hrazdan River and a 2,7 km long road with a 2-way traffic. The new road will be equipped with lighting at the level of world standards - LED lamps. A completely ring road around Yerevan is planned to be built by 2020.