YEREVAN, AUGUST 14, ARMENPRESS: Construction of Kapan-Tsav-Shvanidzor-Meghri inter-state road is expected to be finished by the end of the year. The road, which is of strategic importance, will serve as an alternative to the Kapan-Kajaran-Meghri inter-state highway and will be 94 km long.
Armenian Transport and Communication Ministry public relations department official informed Armenpress that the reconstruction launched in 2005 and is being carried out by 4 contractor companies.
Overall, 230 km-long roads of inter-state, republic and provincial importance will be reconstructed, 36 road sectors, 25 bridges. Martuni-Vardenis 38 km road is also going to be repaired.
The Armenian government has released 14.3 billion drams from the 2006 state budget for the restoration and development of the country’s road network.