Bridge in North Ossetia destroyed by flooding after heavy rains in June 2017. Photo: Dzerassa Biazarti, http://sputnik-ossetia.ru/North_Ossetia/20170621/4351156.html

27 June 2017, 05:45

North-Ossetian authorities announce construction of new bridges instead of those destroyed by floods

Designers received assignments to project new bridges in the villages of Verkhni Biragzang and Tsrau of the Alagir District, as well as between the villages of Krasnogor, Ardon District, and Nikolayevskaya, Digora District.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that at night on June 21, the emergency regime was announced in the Alagir District after a breakthrough of a gas pipeline that feeds three settlements. Also, a flood washed away a bridge over the Tsakhsadyk River in Verkhni Biragzang; the village was cut off from other settlements. Villagers and tourists were evacuated.

The authorities of North Ossetia intend to build new bridges in the dwelling settlements that are most vulnerable to flooding, the republic's committee for roads has reported.

Oleg Goncharenko, an expert, has explained that the bridge in Verkhni Biragzang was not designed for such a rapid water flow.

The construction of the above three bridges will start in Quarter 3 this year; however, the commissioning dates are unknown. So far, a temporary crossing in Verkhni Biragzang and bridges across the Tsraudon and Ursdon Rivers will be used.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Dmitry Tamerlanov; Source: CK correspondent

All news

June 17, 2019 22:07

  • Decorating Daudov with order shows subjectivity of grounds for awarding

    By decree of Russian President, Magomed Daudov, Speaker of the Chechen Parliament, has been awarded the Order For Merits to Fatherland of the 4th Degree, Ramzan Kadyrov informed on June 13. By its rewards, the Kremlin "is buying loyalty of regional elites," the experts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe

June 17, 2019 21:54

  • Lapunov calls missing Volgograd resident inmate of Chechen gay prison

    The investigating authorities have received the testimonies of Maxim Lapunov that along with him the secret gay prison in Chechnya also kept Andrei Kobyshev, a native of the Volgograd Region, who had disappeared in Grozny, the Radio Liberty reports with reference to Vladimir Smirnov, a lawyer of the Committee Against Torture (CAT).

June 17, 2019 21:41

June 17, 2019 17:19

June 17, 2019 16:58

  • Tumso calls on debaters over Dagestani border to support Gadjiev

    Chechen blogger Tumso Abdurakhmanov has suggested residents of Dagestan to switch their attention over from road signs near Kizlyar to the detention of Abdulmumin Gadjiev, an editor with the "Chernovik" (Draft) weekly. A public resonance outcry will contribute to a fair resolution of Gadjiev's case, the blogger has explained.

News archive