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Improving the connection to the TEN-T network in the cross-border area Medgidia - Dobrich

What’s the goal?

The project main objective is to bring together communities and businesses from Medgidia and Dobrich by improving the cross-border transport system using a better connection to TEN-T network.

What’s the budget?

7 988 762.57 euro, out of which 6 790 448.18 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 400,000.00 euro for LB and 900,000.00 euro for B2.

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Territorial Administrative Unit Medgidia Municipality

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Dobrich Municipality

When is it happening?

Start date: 24.04.2018

End date: 23.04.2021

Duration: 36 months

Where is it happening?

Medgidia (Romania)

Dobrich (Bulgaria)

How is it going to happen?

  • Project Management
  • Developing the joint mechanisms
  • Improving the road infrastructure in Medgidia for a better connection to the TEN-T network
  • Improving the road infrastructure in Dobrich for a better connection to the TEN-T network
  • Communication
  • Information and publicity activities.

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

Programme outputs:

13,73 km (6,104 km in Medgidia and 7,632 km in Dobrich) total length of reconstructed or upgraded roads; 3 joint mechanisms to facilitate the connection of secondary/tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure (1 route guidance; 1 transport safety measures; 1 raising awareness activities).

Programme results:

136.114 cross border population served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T.

Project status (reflected in progress reports)

The project is under implementation, with the following results reported so far:

LB has signed the work contract on 16.10.2019, with the works execution period of 6 months. The commencement order was given on 04.11.2019 and the work contract is, currently in execution. All the equipment necessary for the project implementation team and the maintenance vehicle has been purchased and delivered.

Also, an awareness campaign has been organized, named "Be responsible in traffic!” :

- 6 seminars were organized in a school from Medgidia in order to educate the younger generation about traffic rules;

B2 signed the work contracts, for 2 lots, on 06.11.2018. The construction works on both sites have been completed. Currently, the project team together with construction supervision experts are preparing the documentation for accepting work on both sites.

Also, the contract for elaboration of the promotional materials has been signed and a part of the promotional materials were delivered.


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