On the Transcaucasian highway is completed one of the most difficult stages of construction. Demolition finished punching a tunnel in the rock.
Few months, the drifters made their way through the rocks towards each other. Now 2 of the face in the rock come together in a single tunnel. Completed one of the main stages of construction. This is one of the largest in the TRANS-Caucasian highway avalanche complexes, stretching over 700 meters. Part of it passes in a tunnel through the rocks, all the rest of the gallery to protect the road from rockfalls, mudslides and avalanches. The powerful arches of the facilities designed at least 100 years of service.
Heavy-duty concrete is poured using a special mechanized formwork. In conditions of high mountains and difficult techniques, and people. Weather can change in minutes and to present many unpleasant surprises. The footage, captured by a rockfall that removed the workers themselves. The builders have eliminated the consequences of rockfall. The pace of work is almost not affected.
The Transcaucasian highway is the only artery connecting South Ossetia with Russia - is considered to be one of the most dangerous roads in the country. The new complex will protect the road from more than 20 avalanche sites. Work is going a little ahead of schedule. Builders promise to hand over the facility in October of this year. In the upcoming season of avalanches to move on Transkam will be safer, and more comfortable.
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