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AKIPRESS.COM - A new 2.5-kilometer road connecting the Khorog Intercity Road to the Dasht Village was completed by the University of Central Asia (UCA). It was officially handed over to the Khorog Municipality and the State Commission Department in the presence of mayor Faromuz Imomberdiyev on 18 August 2014, the UCA's press service reported.
The two-lane Dasht road is part of several infrastructure projects completed by UCA, which are essential for full scale construction to begin, and have employed to some 250 local residents.
The road took five months to complete and connects the University’s Khorog main campus site to the upper Dasht plateau, where many local communities reside.
Construction of the road was carried out by Pomir, a Khorog-based company, while road lighting was completed by Pamir Energo Service.
The government delegation also toured the campus site of UCA. They saw the completed and ongoing preparatory works such as the intensive removal and crushing process of 160,000 cubic metres of rock, expected to be completed by mid-October. This rock will be used as base material for roads and buildings, concrete manufacturing and general construction use later.