Tashkent khokimiyat decided to build three interchanges in busy areas of the new ring-road which will be built in the capital in September this year, the chief architect of "ToshkentboshplanLITI" institute Makhmudzhon Musaev reported to Uzbekistan Today.
The city administration explains emergence of the Third Ring Road by the need to unclog the central part of the city, as intensity of traffic in many streets has been exceeding the standard for many years. In addition, according to Musaev, these measures will have a positive impact on the environment.
"Three interchanges are provided at the third inner ring-road: at the intersection of Shota Rustaveli Street and Mukimi Street, Bunyodkor Avenue and Mukimi Street ("Novza" subway station) and another one – is in Aktepa square"- Musaev said.
The intensity of traffic at the intersection of Sh.Rustaveli St. and Mukimi St. today is 11.5 thousand cars per hour while a possible capacity is six thousand cars per hour, that is, the overload is 191%.
The new ring-road length will be 87.8 km upon completion of all construction works. The highway down Nurafshon Street at the section from Beruni Street to Sh.Rashidov Street and two new road sections will be used for its construction.
A section of the new road of 3.8 km long will be built at the section from Beruni Street to Aktepa Square through the existing streets: Chigatay darbaza, Umarov, and S. Esenin. The section of Nukus Street with the length of one km is pierced from Sh. Rustaveli Street to Babur Street.
Thus, the new ring road will be built in Tashkent in the following streets: Nurafshon: from Beruni Street to Sh.Rashidov Street, then after Nurafshon Street from Beruni Street to Aktepa Square, Mukimi Street, Nukus Streer. Kadiri Street, Sh.Rashidov Street, Nurafshon Street.