The Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo is planning to asphalt anew some of the roads on its premises. Funding has already been provided and the projects have been approved. Continue reading to see which roads will get a makeover and some of the other improvements the municipality has planned.
Another 20 streets in the historical part of Veliko Tarnovo will be renovated, which means that after that the infrastructure of the Varusha neighbourhood will be entirely upgraded. Gasification and new transport schemes are to be expected as well.
According to “Borba” newspaper, a high-speed road, and not a highway will connect Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse and it will pass just 3 km west from the old capital. This was made clear by the investment project, which has already been submitted to Veliko Tarnovo Municipality. The documentation shows the project route on the territory of the municipality. However, the difference in status is not significant for the comfort of travellers.
According to “Borba” newspaper, there will be a four-lane extension of the road junction to Momin Sbor. There are four lanes at the moment, but only near Veliko Tarnovo itself and the lanes should be wide and feature a high-speed road all the way to Momin Sbor. The extension is already approved. The current road will reach a large road junction, which will be located in the area of the former Serb Grill southeast of Momin Sbor, where the future highway will pass, according to sketches from its final project.
Bridge repair closes from April 2nd the fourth-class road between Kilifarevo and the village of Plakovo near Veliko Tarnovo. The repair works of the bridge over the Belitsa River are under a project developed by the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo, which will be financed by the Interdepartmental Commission for Reconstruction and Support. The bridge approaches will also be repaired. During the repairs, the traffic will be redirected to the following route: Kilifarevo – road II-55 / Veliko Tarnovo – Gurkovo / – Natsovtsi village – Golemanite village – Plakovo village / two-way /. The bus line between Veliko Tarnovo and Plakovo village will also be travelling along this route.