Road agencies have cleared 444 kilometers of roads in the Kharkiv region since September, following the liberation of some of the region’s districts from Russian occupation forces.

The State Road Agency (Ukravtodor) announced this in a statement, the CFTS portal reports.

According to the statement, about 420 kilometers of state roads and 24 kilometers of streets in the cities of Balakliia, Kupiansk, and Izium have been cleared.

In addition, eight bridges in the Kharkiv region have been reopened to traffic and five are under repairs.

Most of the work is taking place on the Highway M-03 Kyiv-Kharkiv-Dovzhanskyi, where road repair workers are dismantling bridges, preparing to repair potholes, and repairing potholes.

A significant number of road repair crews are working near the cities of Izium, Kupiansk, and Balakliia. They are also helping utility services in these settlements.

In total, repair workers cleared 610 kilometers of roads in the region in the period from May to October.