The construction of the Horadiz-Jabrayil-Zangilan-Aghband
(Zangazur corridor) highway, the foundation of which was laid on
October 26 by the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, rapidly
continues, Trend reports citing the State Agency for
Azerbaijan Automobile Roads.
According to the information, the project envisages construction
of three road tunnels with a total length of six kilometers along
the new road, construction work on which has already begun. The
tunnels are conventionally called T1, T2 and T3.
Drilling work was carried out with a length of 250 meters in
tunnel T1 with a length of 1,019 meters, and 50 meters were drilled
in tunnel T2 with a length of 1,810 meters. Explosive drilling
continues. Construction work has been completed and drilling has
begun at the entrance to the 3,171 meters of T3 tunnel.
The construction of two overpasses and 23 road bridges, eight
overpasses, 50 overpasses, five overpasses, 400 round pipes and
rectangular water crossings to ensure the transfer of water is
planned along the Horadiz-Jabrayil-Zangilan-Agbend highway
(Zangazur corridor) with a length of 123.8 kilometers. It is also
planned to build 60 backup crossings for communication lines, the
implementation of which also continues at an accelerated pace.
As part of the work, the construction of the reserve crossing
was completed by 30 percent, 38 circular and two rectangular
artificial structures were built, foundation and pile work on 10
bridges was completed.
The Horadiz-Jabrayil-Zangilan-Agbend highway (Zangazur corridor)
is one of the road infrastructure projects implemented in the
Karabakh and East Zangazur economic regions on behalf of the
president of Azerbaijan, which will play an important role in the
socio-economic development of the liberated districts and villages.
This road is part of the Hajigabul-Horadiz-Agband-Zangazur road and
is of great importance in terms of connecting Zangilan with other
districts of Azerbaijan and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
The road was projected from the village of Akhmadbeyli, Fuzuli
district. According to the order of the head of state, the highway
is being built according to the first technical category, with six
and four lanes, taking into account the development plan of
Karabakh. The first 80-kilometer section of the road, as planned,
will consist of six lanes (three entrances - three exits), and the
remaining 43.8-kilometer section will have four lanes (two
entrances - two exits).
At present, earthworks are being carried out on the first 110
kilometers of the road. Using special equipment, the road is
widened and profiled, a new landfill is being built according to
the first technical level. In traffic lanes, the width of the
roadbed will amount to 29.5 and 21.5 meters, respectively.
It is noted that construction work is being carried out under
the supervision of the leadership of the State Agency for Highways
of Azerbaijan in accordance with the requirements of the
"Construction Norms and Rules".
The Horadiz-Jabryail-Zangilan-Agbend (Zangazur corridor) highway
passes through the liberated Fuzuli, Jabrayil and Zangilan
districts. It is from this road that the roads under construction
Ahmadbeyli-Fuzuli-Shusha, Shukurbeyli-Jabrayil-Hadrut and
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