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B-TeN (ROBG-442)

Improved nodes Giurgiu-Byala for better connection to TEN-T infrastructure

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to improve the joint transport system through effective connection of Giurgiu (GR) and Byala (By) communities with core and comprehensive TEN-T transport network. The rehabilitation of 17,33 km of roads infrastructure, - 12,53 km in Gr and 4,8 km in By- will improve safety traffic conditions, competitiveness of both partners, will allow better exploitation of tourism potential and will improve the cooperation capacity of the 2 partners in transport and safety traffic issues.

What’s the budget?

7,974,947.04 euro, out of which 6,778,704.97euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 50,000 euro for LB, 61,700 euro for B2

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Territorial Administrative Unit Giurgiu County (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Byala Municipality (Bulgaria)

When is it happening?

Start date: 22.08.2018

End date: 21.12.2023

Duration: 64 months

Where is it happening?

Giurgiu (Romania)

Ruse (Bulgaria)

How is it going to happen?                      

  • Elaboration of a joint traffic management system
  • Black-spot mapping of Byala streets and development of module/application - integrated awareness system for traffic safety measures in both municipalities
  • Elaboration of a traffic study and needs for road infrastructure development for the cross border area for the LB
  • Rehabilitation of Giurgiu county road DJ412A Adunatii Copaceni - Darasti Vlasca - Novaci - Popesti – Mihailesti
  • Rehabilitation of streets in Byala Municipality
  • Publication of promotional material and organization of informational events

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 17,33 km of reconstructed or upgraded roads

6 joint mechanisms to facilitate the connection of secondary/tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure (e.g. route guidance, incidents/emergencies detection and management, studies on traffic flows, feasibility studies addressing cross-border

Programme results: 29,450 Cross border population served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T

Project status

The following progress has been registered:

- The Project Implementation Period has been extended with 28 months, making it from 36 to 64 months, via Addendum no.1;

- Two workshops for the public consultation concerning the traffic study for the development of the road infrastructure for the Giurgiu - Byala cross-border area and the blackspot maps in Giurgiu county and Byala Municipality were held in Giurgiu (July 17th 2019) and in Byala (July 18th 2019). The final version of the traffic study for the development of the road infrastructure for the Giurgiu - Byala cross-border area has been elaborated;

- The contracts for Black spot mapping and development of integrated awareness system in both communities have been awarded by both Beneficiaries, the black spot mapping is ongoing;

- Traffic management plan has been developed, in order to establish appropriate locations for the traffic monitoring equipment and to develop a specification with the exact parameters of traffic monitoring equipment;

- The contract for the design and execution of works for the investment objective "Rehabilitation DJ412 A: Adunații Copăceni – Dărăști Vlașca – Novaci – Popești – Mihăilești” has been awarded on 17.02.2020 and it is ongoing;

- The contract for "Selection of Engineering Contractor - Design, implementation and implementation of copyright supervision of reconstruction / rehabilitation of streets in Byala under the project" B-TEN - Improved Nodes Giurgiu-Byala for better connection to TEN-T infrastructure ", financed through the" INTERREG VA ROMANIA - BULGARIA ”and national co-financing” has been awarded on 19.09.2019 and it is ongoing. So far, the technical design has been elaborated and accepted by the B2 and the works are expected to start after the acquisition of the needed permits;


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