Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the opening ceremony of the newly built Argavand-Shirak road in Yerevan. The event was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Hambardzum Matosyan, Yerevan Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan, Asian Development Bank Vice President Shikhin Chen and other officials. The press service of the Armenian government informs about this.
For the construction of the road section in 2019. On July 16, 2012, a contract was signed between “Lantina Engineering Construction” (Spain) company of Yerevan Municipality. The value of the contract is 26 million dollars. The works started on September 6, 2019.
The Argavand-Shirak road is part of the western ring road of Yerevan, as it connects the Malatia-Sebastia-Shengavit administrative districts of Yerevan.
The total length of the road is 2.7 km, and the average width is 26 m. The road section also includes a 252-meter-long, 28-meter-wide metal bridge over the Hrazdan River, as well as a one-lane road crossing at Isakov-Babajanyan streets. A ring road was built at the intersection with Shirak Street. All the existing conduits in the impact zone of the road have been moved, underground communication pipes have been installed under the sidewalks. Exterior lighting systems are equipped with LED energy-saving luminaires
Within the framework of the construction of the Argavand-Shirak road section, compensation was provided to 26 households, the amount of which amounted to about 265 million drams.