40 km of roads are being renewed in the Chernobyl zone

40 km of roads are being renewed in the Chernobyl zone

This year, road machinery is also working on the territory of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – on Friday a field meeting was held on repair works in these territories.

Together with the representatives of the contractor inspected the route being repaired, the roads from the Dytyatky checkpoint to the Pripyat checkpoint with the entrance to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant:

“2021 is the year of the beginning of road renewal in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. We plan to upgrade 40 km by the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy. The contractor has already done half of what was planned, so for everyone who moves through these areas, the changes are already obvious. We plan to continue repairing roads here, first of all it concerns those routes that provide support for environmental activities and connect popular tourist locations” – said Ruslan Nichik, head of the Road Service in Kyiv region.

Repair works continue along the entire length of the site at the same time: the worn pavement is milled and new asphalt concrete is arranged, after which a new road marking will be applied.

Since the end of 2020, the Road Service is the balance holder of almost 200 km of roads in the exclusion zone.

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