The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure announced that the renovation works of Yağdere-Alucra road, Ayrım Dereli-Şebinkarahisar road, Kovanlık-Aydındere road, Tirebolu-Doğankent road and Espiye-Soğukpınar roads, which were damaged due to flood waters during heavy rains in Giresun, were started quickly by the teams of the General Directorate of Highways. . The Ministry stated that traffic was opened from a single lane on three of the roads damaged and closed due to floods and the renovation works of these roads will be completed as soon as possible. It was reported that construction equipment was also sent to the region where search and recovery works were carried out by the Ministry.
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure stated that the flood waters caused by the downpour in Giresun caused landslides and river overflows in some regions, and announced that some roads were damaged due to the flood. The Ministry noted that there were breaks on the road as a result of the overflow of the main stream at three different points of the Yağdere-Alucra road and a landslide occurred at the 35th kilometer, and stated that the road in question was closed at four different points. It was emphasized that the works were started immediately to open the road, which was closed to traffic for security reasons, and it was reported that intensive efforts are continuing to provide traffic from a single lane. On the state road of Ayrım Dereli, it was announced that stone falls occurred in various sections, intensely between the 12th and 23rd kilometers, due to the overflow of the stream bed and the road, which was closed to traffic for security reasons, was made accessible to traffic in the morning hours thanks to the work carried out during the night. The ministry noted that retaining walls will be built on the edge of the stream for tears that narrow the platform due to flooding.
Traffic flow given from a single lane
It was stated by the Ministry that the road was closed to traffic at three separate points on the Kovanlık-Aydındere road due to floods, and the road was opened to traffic as of 12.00:14.00 today with the work carried out by the highway teams throughout the night. The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure reported that the cleaning works in areas that prevent transportation continue with construction equipment. On the Espiye-Soğukpınar road, the Ministry stated that there were breaks on the road as a result of the overflow of the stream bed at six points, and that the traffic flow started to be controlled from a single lane as of XNUMX:XNUMX in the specified sections of the road that was closed due to traffic safety. It was emphasized that a renewal work will be carried out for the ruptures that occur along the stream and narrow the platform.
Construction Equipment Dispatched to the Area Where Exploration Studies Are Conducted
In the statement made, it was emphasized that the road was subjected to flood damage due to the overflow at the junction of the side stream and the main stream on the Tirebolu-Doğankent road and the road in question was closed to traffic at 22:00 in order to ensure safety. In the statement, it was stated that the search for the missing soldiers and operators in the overflowing part of the stream is continuing, and the necessary machinery was shipped to the region. The ministry noted that the traffic flow on the road in question was provided from the existing village road.