"North-South" has included on the list of internationally important transport routes. This special status was provided by the European Commission, stating that "North-South Road Corridor" plays a key role in the communication infrastructure of the region.
Vahan Martirosyan, RA Minister of Transport, Communication and IT Industry and Shane Rosenthal, Country Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Office in Armenia Paid a Visit to the Construction Site04.10.2016
On October 4, 2016 Vahan Martirosyan, the RA Minister of Transport, Communication and IT Industry, Artur Arakelyan, Deputy Minister and Shane Rosenthal, Country Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB) office in Armenia visited the construction site of Ashtarak-Talin road section constructed within the scope of Tranche 2 of North-South Road Corridor Investment Program and followed the ongoing works.
On September 30, 2016 concrete pavement implementation works on left section of Ashtarak-Talin 42km road constructed within the scope of Tranche 2 of North-South Road Corridor Investment Program were launched.
On September 27, 2016 Vahan Martirosyan, RA Minister of Transport and Communication, visited the road sections of Tranche 2, Ashtarak-Talin , Tranche 3, Talin-Lanjik (18,7km) and Lanjik-Gyumri (27,5km) of “North-South Road Corridor Investment Program ” where large-scale construction works are in progress.