A new road has been dug by volunteers to repair the rut in the town of Rieti in the Belgian province of Antwerp.
The town was rocked by a powerful earthquake in September last year.
Since then, the ruts have been filled in, repaired and sealed up, and the road is now fully reopened.
A local resident told local broadcaster RTBF that the project is an example of the local community’s commitment to improving infrastructure.
“I am convinced that our people are determined to make a difference in this town,” said Joël Mabrouk, a resident of the town.
“We are a very small town, so this project will make a big difference for our town.”
Rietis main street, which is one of the most visited roads in the country, has been closed since November due to the tremors, but the town is now open.
The road was dug in August, but has been under construction since April.
Local residents and members of the Riets volunteer group, “Rieti” (Rut), have also been working on the project.
“We are very happy to have this road open,” said local resident Michel D’Amato, who works for a local engineering firm.
“It is really important that we continue the work to repair our rut, because otherwise the road will not be able to function.”
He added that the work was also helping to bring some much-needed stability to the town, which has been hit hard by the recent tremors.