Red Bridge is located in South-West of Tbilisi, at Georgia-Azerbaijan border. International Tbilisi-Red Bridge road is important as it connects Georgia with Azerbaijan and Armenia. International shipment is carried out through the respective road and Azerbaijani tourists also use this road.
Upgrading of carriageway of km46-km51 Tbilisi-Red Bridge road and rehabilitation of bridge commenced on May 11 of the current year and would be completed by August 30. Contract cost amounts to GEL 3.229.9 thousand. Works are implemented by “Fin-Estate”.
Milling of the pavement by base stabilization method is already done on 5 km long section of Tbilisi-Red Bridge road; arrangement of entrances to the private yards and asphalt-concrete lower course is completed. At this stage, construction of upper asphalt-concrete layer, junctions, ditches, shoulders and enclosed bus stops is progressing. Project also considers: installation of road signs and metal barriers, provision of horizontal marking. Rehabilitation of 77 m bridge, located over the river Algeti, covers replacement of existing slabs, construction of leveling layer and asphalt-concrete pavement.
More than 40 persons are engaged in construction works and 10 units of machinery are working.
Km52-km56 section of Tbilisi-Red Bridge road was upgraded last year.