Last month the government Agency for “Roads Infrastructure” (API) announced dates for a series of meetings to consult with local people on the proposed routes for the new highway between Ruse and Veliko Tarnovo, as reported by VT-Today Nov 23rd: Ruse-Veliko-Tarnovo-Highway.
The new road has an approximate length of 133 km. The beginning of the project is 3 km east of the existing Danube Bridge near Ruse and ends just south of Veliko Tarnovo, connecting with the existing road I-55 between the small towns of Kilifarevo and Debelets. The project is divided into three main sections: from Ruse to Byala, the bypass of the town of Byala and the section from Byala to Veliko Tarnovo.
A total of 10 meetings took place between November 28th and December 1st……
The meetings for discussing the environmental impact assessment of the Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo highway start at 28th of November in Pavlikeni, Gorna Oryahovitsa, Veliko Tarnovo and Polski Trambesh. The road will include four protected areas and will be close to industrial, residential buildings and agricultural land that is used for cereal, fruits and vegetables growing.
The “Road Infrastructure Agency” has just published the report about the ecological impact on the environment of the new Ruse-Veliko Tarnovo highway. This, being the final procedure, gives green light to the development of the project. The public discussions are planned for November, 28th in Veliko Tranovo and December, 1st in Ruse municipality.