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Better connected secondary and tertiary nodes to TEN-T core and comprehensive network through joint CBC measures

What’s the goal?

The project main objective is to improve traffic conditions, safety and conductivity between secondary and tertiary nodes and core TEN-T infrastructure in the cross border area through the modernization of 6.614 km of local and regional roads of cross-border importance.

What’s the budget?

4,769,687.25 euro, out of which 4,054,234.14 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Veliko Tarnovo Municipality (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Territorial Administrative Unit Calafat Municipality (Romania)

Beneficiary 3 (B3): Future Today Association (Bulgaria)

When is it happening?

Start date: 10.12.2019

End date: 31.12.2023

Duration: 48 months and 22 days

Where is it happening?

Vidin, Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria

Calafat, Dolj County in Romania

How is it going to happen?

  • Modernization of 6,614 km of local and regional roads of cross-border importance, which directly connect the secondary and tertiary nodes on both sides of the Danube to the basic TEN-T infrastructure;
  • Coordinating the mechanisms for overcoming the new common challenges arising from the operation of the core TEN-T infrastructure on Pan European corridors 4, 8 and 9;
  • Organizing awareness-raising activities with the support of NGOs for the safety of citizens in places where the heavy burden of road traffic meets the local population.

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

Programme outputs:

- 6,614 km of reconstructed or modernized roads;

- 3 common mechanisms to facilitate the connection of secondary / tertiary nodes to the TEN-T infrastructure, namely: Elaboration of a traffic safety measures report, applying route guidance and implementation of an awareness raising campaign of safety.

Programme results:

- 85,854 cross-border population served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T.

Project status

The project is currently in the 38th month of implementation. The situation of the implementation is as follows:

LB is in process of requesting / obtaining the approvals from the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works for the Technical Design.

B2 signed the works execution contract with SC CASSAS SRL and gave the Order to start the works on 31.01.2022. The construction works were finalized.

B3 achieved one joint mechanism to facilitate the connection of secondary/tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure, namely the awareness raising campaign on safety. In addition, B3 had signed the service contracts for the other 2 joint mechanisms, namely the traffic safety measures and the route guidance mechanism.


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