The new segment of the road connecting Tigran Mets avenue with Saralanji street has been put into operations and has significantly relieved the traffic in this area. Besides, the activities are carried out to reconstruct the former railway bridge into a pedestrian crossing. This was reported to Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan during the regular working conference in the Municipality of Yerevan. It was also reported that with the aim of control of public transport service quality the Department of Transport of the Municipality, the Road Police “Yerevantrans”, “Yerevan bus” CJSCs are carrying out everyday control. As a result of the actions 43 violations were revealed last week and records were drawn up. Assessing the control as not satisfactory the Mayor instructed to tighten the supervision especially at evening time.
“We receive phone calls from the residents complaining about transport vehicle decrease in the evenings. As long as there are complaints corresponding services are obliged to study the problem additionally and to carry out proper control over the mentioned problems.”, stressed Mayor Taron Margaryan.
The head of the Department of Building and Improvement reported that the process of heating systems installation had been over in 5 sport schools and overhauling had been over in 12 libraries, 3 medical establishments and 3 art schools. The overhauling provided by the annual programs has bee over in musical schools and kindergartens.
Regarding the activities of water supply and drainage systems installation carried out within the programs of “Yerevan Jur” company planned for 2014 in 26 streets it was reported that in 15 locations the process had already been over, in 8 streets it is still going on and in 3 ones it is going to start. By means of the French credit water supply improvement and drainage system reconstruction are going on in 11 streets. Regarding preparations for the winter the head of the Department of Communal Services reported that the required machinery and mechanisms had been inventoried, necessary quantity of salt and sand is being accumulated. Mayor Taron Margaryan instructed the persons in charge to carry out winter preparations at the blocks of flats and to notify the economy entities about their obligatory improvement activities in winter.
“Taking into account the experience of the previous years we should warn drivers about replacing their summer tyres with winter ones beforehand. So, jointly with RP inform people regularly about the necessity of this. Besides, inform them that they should avoid parking their vehicles at the sidewalks especially when there is snow. The administrative districts an condominiums have a lot of work to do in this regard”, said Taron Margaryan.
It was also reported that the educational, cultural and health establishments where uninterrupted heating is to be provided had been inventories.
With the aim of providing proper movement of people with disabilities 850 wheelchair ramps have been put into operation , 271 0f which have been constructed at the entrances to the objects which hadn’t had wheelchair access before. Regarding applying punishment for waste dumping in undetermined places in accordance with the RA law “On administrative violations” it was reported that 8 records had been drawn up. The Mayor noted that the number of records doesn’t correspond to the real number of violations and instructed to tighten the supervision over the persons in charge who fail proper meeting of their obligations.