KASIAN STREET CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MAJOR TRAFFIC CENTER
ARKA News Agency
Aug 21 2007
YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. Kasian street located at the center of
Yerevan will be closed from now on for the purpose of the construction
of a new major traffic center on the Friendship Square.
The Press Service of Yerevan Municipality reported that a new temporary
traffic mode is set providing for the transport moving through Kalents,
Giulbenkian and Kochar streets.
According to the press release, construction of another traffic
center – at the intersection of Baghramian and Orbeli Brothers’
streets – is to be started shortly. Changes in the traffic regime
will be reported additionally.
"The Municipality takes the required steps to regulate the traffic and
ensure the security in the construction process. The Municipality
apologizes to the residents for the inconvenience caused," the
Yerevan Municipality appropriated USD 15 mln for the construction of
the new multitier traffic center in the center of Yerevan. The new
traffic center is to ensure uninterrupted and safe traffic on the
Friendship Square. Due to the construction, the square will be closed
by the end of this year. During the next four month transport means
will move through the alternative streets – Giulbenkian, Avetisian,
Kochar and Kalents streets and Komitas Avenue.