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The specialists and scientists have noticed that it is possible to produce road-building cement in Armenia, according to AASHTO M 85 standards and carry out high quality road construction works, if it is wished.
THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK VISITED TRANCHE 2 SECTION OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD CORRIDOR
The representatives of the ADB inspected the ongoing construction work, they discussed issues related to the quality of road construction and the quality of road construction cement. They also met and talked to scientists who worked at Tranche 2.
Km0+000-km38+450 section of the Vanadzor-Alaverdi-Georgian border road will be closed temporarily Due to asphalt laying works. The road traffic in that section will be closed from August 30 to September 13, 2018.
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During the visit the experts observed the markings made in that place and recorded that everything has been done according to the project in coordination with different agencies. It was noted that no monument will be damaged due to road construction.
The engineering team noted that, as a result of the agreement between the contractor and the engineers, the methods of the work had changed, which would help increase the efficiency of the activity. The new methodology has been tested and they are waiting for the results of the expertise. If the results of the expertise are positive, the work will proceed faster.
The representatives of contractors mentioned that it was necessary to solve the problems of construction waste placement and effective use of surplus soil.
The representatives of the "Transport Project Implementation Organization" SNCO recorded that some organizational omissions are observed during the restoration of the road. Particularly it has been mentioned that it is necessary to carry out the work in separate parts ensuring safe movement of local population.
The construction work started on March 2018 and it is scheduled to finish on January, 2019. Construction work is carried out by "Sisian FPAT" LLC. Company officials promised to finish the construction work in November 2018. The asphalting work will be carried out in September.