Cracks on the 97th kilometer of the interstate road Yerevan-Meghri led to the collapse of the 8-meter left-hand portion of the roadway.
Collapse occurred on June 16 at 09:00 am after the subsidence of the upper layer of the ground (60 m long, 3.4 m deep).
Went to the scene of the regional task force rescue management. In order to provide two-way road builders Yeghegnadzor city has been working on the expansion of the road, reports Armenia Today.
June 5th section of road on the 365th kilometer was covered large rock fragments (8-10 thousand cubic meters), fallen from Meghri mountain. Before the end of clean-up connection to Meghri maintained through alternative road Kapan-Tsav-Shvanidzor-Meghri Armenpress reports.
"Caucasian Knot" May 3 because of high water on the river Yeghegis was damaged bridge, located on the 118-kilometer road Yerevan — Meghri. In order to prevent its collapse and the safety drive on the left on the bridge is closed.
A year ago, a landslide due to heavy rains have disrupted the movement of trains between Yerevan and Tbilisi. The incident occurred on the 10 kilometer of Vanadzor — Alaverdi.
In April 2010, a landslide destroyed highway Yerevan — Tbilisi. A 110-kilometer road Yerevan — Ijevan, on a site near the village Hovk, landslide occurred, resulting in impassable was about 150-meter stretch near the Armenian-Georgian border interstate highway Yerevan — Sevan — Ijevan — Georgian border.