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Construction or Rikoti Highway to Launch in 2018

Rikoti Highway Project, which costs few hundred millions of USD, will be launched next year. In the interview with “საქმის კურსი”, the deputy minister of Infrastructure, Irakli Matkava revealed the information.

According to Irakli Matkava, Rikoti alternative highway might charge drivers with taxes. The Ministry of Infrastructure is going to spend 3.5 billion USD during next 4 years and most of it will be spent on highway construction.

“Rikoti will be modernized. A fast and wide highway will be constructed which will decrease the time of travel. Since it is a mountainous part of the country, it will be necessary to build tunnels, bridges and it has to suit modern standards. Currently, project details are discussed, as for the construction, it will start in 2018.