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59,7 mln to be Allocated for Tunnel Construction in Devdoraki Gorge

59,7 mln to be Allocated for Tunnel Construction in Devdoraki Gorge

Another tunnel will be built on the highway of Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi.

Road Department has already started selection of Construction Company, which will build a tunnel of 1200 m and nearby roads on connecting road with Russia. Supposed purchase cost (VAT included) is determined by 59 753 149 GEL. Proposal submission term opens at 12 p.m. on March 27.

Construction works should be finished within a year after signing of an agreement. This road section is located in Kazbegi municipality. The road is an important part of transit, on which intensely move heavy, oversized tucks.

Devdoraki Gorge is located 3 km away from Larsi check-point, on the 134th km, which is characterized with landslides blocking the highway, envisaging the fact construction of tunnel has been decided.