Photos: Pres. Rouhani inaugurates Hemmat-Karaj Freeway

ISNA | Hadi Zand: Hemmat-Karaj Freeway was put into operation today in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani. “The launch of Lot No.s 2 and 3 of Shahid Hemmat – Karaj Freeway is the outcome of nonstop and unflinching efforts of domestic engineers after years of expectation to inaugurate this giant project,” Alborz Coordinating Deputy Governor for Development Affairs Ali Darvishpour told reporters on Tuesday on the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony. As long as 14.5 km, this project has been constructed in six lanes, he added. Launch of this project will reduce traffic congestion in Alborz province, he said, adding, “in addition, this project decreases air pollution and fuel consumption both in Tehran and Alborz provinces.”