Future plans to improve road infrastructure in Samarkand

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited the tunnel built at the intersection of Bostonsaray and Rudaki streets in Samarkand.

These two streets are one of the largest and busiest in the city. The construction of the tunnel has improved traffic and reduced congestion, which is 120 meters long and about 27 meters wide.

Automobile and tram roads, sidewalks and bicycle lanes have been laid on Rudaki Street, and the area has been enhanced.

Future plans to improve road infrastructure in Samarkand was presented.

"In recent years, Samarkand has encountering development in all directions. Yet, there is still a lot of work to be done for the convenience and safety of people. Samarkand is also experiencing proliferation in the number of cars on an annual basis. Although, there are no changes in roads and traffic lights. It is necessary to establish a scientific and practical center specializing in the field, where foreign experience is introduced, proposal on which road to expand, where to build a corridor and where to remove traffic lights is created” the President mentioned.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev also inspected the gallery-style bridge built on Bostonsaray Street near the tunnel.

So far, the section of the road over the Siyab Canal was much lower, causing inconvenience to vehicles and pedestrians during the rain. Hence, the road was raised to 23 meters and widened to 31 meters. Protective appliance and noise-reducing barriers have been installed on both sides of the road. Pedestrian and bicycle lanes have been laid.