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Veliko Tarnovo news: “The construction of the “Ruse – Veliko Tarnovo” highway begins

One of the most important Veliko Tarnovo news for this year is the start of the construction of “Ruse – Veliko Tarnovo” highway

On 3.12.2023, the construction of the new “Ruse – Veliko Tarnovo” highway began with the first sod being turned. It was near the Byala – Tsenovo road. Prime Minister Academician Nikolay Denkov attended the symbolic event. Spesial guests were Regional Minister Andrey Tsekov, Deputy Minister of Transport Dimitar Nedyalkov, as well as people’s representatives, mayors, regional governors, etc.

Denkov recalled his meeting with the prime ministers of Romania and Greece a month ago in Euxinograd. The discussion focused on the development of the corridors along the North-South axis. “We put some maps. Looked at them and it turned out that Ruse is in the center of the highways that we want to develop. It leads from the ports of the Aegean Sea up to Romania, Moldova and Ukraine,” the Prime Minister emphasized.

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Tunnel Shipka peak
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A tunnel under Shipka Peak will connect southern and northern Bulgaria

After many years of discussion, a contract was finally signed for the construction of a tunnel under Shipka Peak. The idea of ​​a direct connection between North and South Bulgaria dates back 125 years. It is expected that this will increase traffic safety and facilitate the passage of drivers on both sides of Stara Planina mountain throughout the year. This project will also have a positive impact on tourism, as well as the economic and social development of the region. According to the Road Infrastructure Agency, with the construction of the tunnel, heavy goods traffic should increase by more than 90 percent, and light traffic – by more than 50 percent. Calculations show that traffic through the tunnel will be twice as high and will increase to more than 10,000 vehicles per day. The facility should be completed in 3.5 years.

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Citizens can now make proposals which roads in the Veliko Tarnovo district to be repaired in 2022

For the Veliko Tarnovo district this year repairs are planned for about 150 km, which are a part from the national road network. They will be included in the new program of the regional ministry for 2022. Complete repairs will be made on the main road I-4 in the part Sevlievo – Veliko Tarnovo to the town of Omurtag in Targovishte region, or it is about 72 km. The 3 km road section, which starts from the Yantra Hotel in Veliko Tarnovo and reaches the Dervent area, will also be rehabilitated. Repairs are also planned for the third-class road from the village of Koevtsi to Suhindol with a length of 10 km, as well as 50 km from the road Veliko Tarnovo to the border with Ruse district.

Citizen can make proposals which roads to be repaired
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Vasil Levski street is finally open for traffic
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Vasil Levski street in Veliko Tarnovo is now open for traffic

The main street Vasil Levski Str. in Veliko Tarnovo was open for traffic yesterday. Although the municipality announced last Friday that it was extending the repair work period on the main street until the end of January, the contractor eventually managed to complete the work. With the opening of the street, the teams will continue the excavation activities and the replacement of the pipes in the section in front of the Court House, which requires the closure of the northern lane. The traffic through the crossroads will be carried out in both directions along the southern lane.

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Construction of the northen bypass road
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Construction of the Northern Bypass Road

The Municipality of Gorna Oryahovitsa has started preparations for the construction of the Northern Bypass Road. It will connect Gorna Oryahovitsa and the Eastern Industrial Zone with the routes of Hemus Motorway and Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo Motorway. The first stage of the work is the design and preparation of a plot plan. A public procurement with two separate positions has been launched.

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