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Today, Wednesday, the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Public Municipalities announced the implementation of the largest bridge in Iraq, while noting the importance of its completion, to facilitate the movement of trade and residents of the regions, especially in times of floods .
The Director General of the Department of Roads and Bridges in the ministry, Hussein Jassem, told the Iraqi News Agency, "The directorate, a month ago, began implementing the largest bridge in Iraq with a length of 3 km in Diyala Governorate," noting that "the bridge passes in Lake Hamrin and replaces the road that was flooded with water." floods during the previous years and caused its complete extinction .”
He added that "a radical solution has been put in place in case the lake levels rise," noting that "a design has been prepared to transform the road into a bridge with a distance of 3 kilometers, with the aim of strengthening it and not being affected when any water level rises at peak times ."
He continued, "The road connects to the Munthiriya port with Iran, and is one of the important roads," explaining that "this road was cut off after the flood wave in 2017 and its aftermath ."
He stressed, "The Imam Wais detour is an alternative to this road, but it consumes more time, as the distance is 75 km more than the Buhaira road," noting that "returning the Buhaira road will limit the distance significantly and facilitate the movement of trade and the movement of residents of areas within this road ." .
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