Azerbaijan builds grandiose tunnels on new highway from Fuzuli to Shusha
ECONOMICS 12 August 2022 - 12:01
The construction of the new Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha high-speed highway, one of the road infrastructure projects in Karabakh, continues at a rapid pace, which will play an important role in the socio-economic development of the regions liberated from decades-long Armenian occupation during the Second Karabakh War in autumn 2020.
The remarks came from Spokesman for the State Agency of Azerbaijan Automobile Roads Agency Anar Najafli on August 12, Caliber.az reports.
He said the road was laid on January 14, 2021, during President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Fuzuli District.
The Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha high-speed road under construction with a total length of 81.6 kilometres is for the most part six-lane, with three lanes in each direction (the total width of the road is from 37.7 to 29.5 metres), and only in the high-mountainous part, it will become four-lane (total width - 21.5 metres).
Seven tunnels (total length – 6,358 metres), nine viaducts (total length - 1,980 metres) and 30 underground passages (total length – 1,110 meters) are laid along the road. The construction is being carried out jointly by Operation of Special Purpose Roads No. 16 LLC of the State Agency of Azerbaijan Automobile Roads and Azvirt LLC as a subcontractor.
Construction work is carried out under the direct control of the State Agency leadership. The Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha highway originates from the M6 highway Hajigabul-Horadiz-Aghband-Zangazur corridor and runs through the territories of Azerbaijan's Fuzuli, Khojavand, Khojaly [Khojali] districts and the city of Shusha liberated from occupation.
At the moment, at the 79.7th kilometre of the route, the construction of grandiose large-sized bridges-viaducts continues, the construction of which uses the best world experience. In particular, concrete ceilings (one with a length of 410, the other - 350 meters) move horizontally and strengthen. A total of eight viaducts are currently under construction.
In total, there will be 30 underpasses, seven bridges, seven tunnels and nine viaducts on the road. The construction of three tunnels with a length of 570, 478.5 and 526 metres is being completed, and the construction of three tunnels with a length of 351.5 metres, 550 metres and 681.5 meters continues – earth and concrete strengthening works have been completed there.
In another tunnel with a length of 3,303 metres, earth and concrete strengthening works were carried out on a site of 1,604 metres.
The total percentage of work performed on the construction of engineering structures is more than 70 per cent.
Currently, earthworks are being carried out along the road - expansion, cutting of slopes, laying of a new roadbed. Asphalting works have already begun in the areas where the road foundation is ready.
In addition, work is being successfully carried out on the construction of a road junction on the section of the Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha highway connecting it with the Victory Road.
It is planned to complete the road's construction in 2024.
President Aliyev: This year Azerbaijan to increase gas exports to Europe by about 30-40%
TANAP, TAP become symbols of safe supply amidst energy crisis - minister
German minister slams US over "astronomical" natural gas prices
US oil industry mocks Biden after OPEC+ announces production cuts
Azerbaijani non-oil exports rise by 17 % PHOTO
The battle to save Ukraine’s economy from the war Foreign Policy's interview with the head of EBRD
Azerbaijan discovers another mass grave in Khojavand PHOTO
04 October 2022 - 14:34
Erdogan jokingly invites Macron to join Organization of Turkic States
06 October 2022 - 19:50
The Times: Putin orders nuclear military train to Ukraine
04 October 2022 - 11:50
Once ignored predictions by military expert now become realities for Russian military in Ukraine He said "there will be no easy walk"
06 October 2022 - 16:35
Top official: Armenia declines to reveal locations of Azerbaijani mass graves
05 October 2022 - 09:25
Two Russian nationals fled to Alaska, seek asylum from Putin's mobilisation
07 October 2022 - 11:10
EU, Georgia discuss European integration, conflict in Ukraine
07 October 2022 - 11:02
PM: Armenia ready to unblock all regional communication channels
07 October 2022 - 11:00
US urges accountability for perpetrators of war crimes in Khojavand’s Edilli village
07 October 2022 - 10:55
President Aliyev suggests tripartite Azerbaijan-Georgia-Armenia format of talks
07 October 2022 - 10:48
France considers supplying additional “Caesar” weapons to Ukraine
07 October 2022 - 10:37
Armenian PM off to St. Petersburg for CIS leaders’ informal meeting
07 October 2022 - 10:25
Turkish president sets to visit Kazakhstan
07 October 2022 - 10:22
US troops kill top “IS” leaders in Syria
07 October 2022 - 10:18
Authenticity of video showing Russians' surrenderig to Ukraine forces sparks debateVIDEO
07 October 2022 - 10:14
Japan sanctions relatives of Russia’s Kadyrov, Shoigu, Medvedev and Kabaeva
07 October 2022 - 10:04
EU parliament slams Iran for crackdown on women's rights protesters
07 October 2022 - 10:00
Biden says nuclear "Armageddon" higher since Cuban missile crisis
07 October 2022 - 09:52
ISW: Russia’s use of Iranian drones not generating asymmetric effects on battlefields
07 October 2022 - 09:45
EU bans all transactions with crypto assets for Russian citizens
07 October 2022 - 09:40
Zelensky urges NATO to launch "preemptive strikes" on Russia
07 October 2022 - 09:30
Armenia recognizes Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
07 October 2022 - 09:23
Gurbanov: We have won important victory
07 October 2022 - 09:20
Official: NATO supports normalisation of relations between Azerbaijan, Armenia
07 October 2022 - 09:10
Germany, Spain ratchet up pressure on Macron over proposed gas pipeline
07 October 2022 - 09:00
Japan approves new sanctions against Russia
07 October 2022 - 08:44
Malaysia PM Ismail raises prospect of early election
07 October 2022 - 08:31
BYD keeps No.2 rank in global EV battery market
07 October 2022 - 08:03
Qarabağ FK stuns Olympiacos in Greece with brilliant performance
07 October 2022 - 07:41
UK's top 10 baby names revealed: Who's in and who's out?
07 October 2022 - 07:30
Three in four Americans say US should support Ukraine despite Russian threats
07 October 2022 - 07:02
Gunmen kill 18 in attack on city hall in southern Mexico
07 October 2022 - 06:29
Renewables meet 100% increase in global power demand
07 October 2022 - 06:00
US could ease Venezuela sanctions, allow Chevron to pump oil: WSJ
07 October 2022 - 05:30
EU diplomat reveals date for launching military training mission for Ukraine military
07 October 2022 - 05:00
Germany introduces new COVID rules amidst rising infections in colder months
07 October 2022 - 04:30
International Space Station to have first Native American woman austronaut
07 October 2022 - 04:00
Should China expect nuclear test by N. Korea during critical congress?Opinion by Al Jazeera
07 October 2022 - 03:30
Humans have new rival in french fries making: robots
07 October 2022 - 03:00
Growing inflation threatens legendary Spanish restaurant menu
07 October 2022 - 02:30
DNA findings reveal original location of first people calling themselves English
07 October 2022 - 02:00
President Aliyev: "This will close the page of war and enmity"
07 October 2022 - 01:46
Azerbaijani President: "The European Union is a very important partner for us"Full text of interview with Azerbaijani TV channels
07 October 2022 - 01:36
Ukrainian "surrender hotline" busy with calls from thousands of Russians, says Ukraine
07 October 2022 - 01:30
SpaceX rocket delivers 52 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit
07 October 2022 - 01:00
Azerbaijani President: Peace treaty with Armenia can be signed by end of this year
07 October 2022 - 00:50
American tourist ruins two sculptures in the Vatican
07 October 2022 - 00:32
Uganda president sorry for son's threat to invade Kenya
07 October 2022 - 00:01
Spain passes law to bring "justice" to Franco-era victims
06 October 2022 - 23:30
Olympiacos fans attack Qarabağ FK's supportersVIDEO
06 October 2022 - 23:27