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ROBG 375


Dolj – Montana: Joint steps for a better connectivity

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to improve the development and coordination of cross-border transport systems for better connections to TEN-T network from Dolj and Montana counties.

What’s the budget?

7,689,268.62 euro, out of which 6,535,878.32 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Territorial Administrative Unit - Dolj County (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Road Infrastructure Agency (Bulgaria)

When is it happening?

Start date: 11.07.2018

End date: 10.07.2021

Duration: 36 months

Where is it happening?

Dolj in Romania

Montana in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?                      

  • A road map of Dolj and Montana highlighting the black spots on the roads
  • Awareness campaign for speed managing and human tolerance on roads
  • Technical Design and technical assistance from the designer
  • Upgrading works for a section of the road DJ 561 B
  • Upgrading works for a section of the Road II-81 Kostinbrod-Berkovitsa-Montana
  • Works Supervision services for both LB and B2
  • A common traffic safety system consisting of 8 solar radar speed signs Public events

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

Programme outputs: 19.84 km of upgraded road, 3 joint mechanisms to facilitate the connection of tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure

Programme results: 13,546 people served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T

Project status

The project is implemented in line with the approved schedule of activities. Both project partners started the procurement process.

Lead Beneficiary:

Purchased the necessary equipment for the members of the team.

Launched the public procurement for works with deadline for submitting the bids 16.03.2020.

Beneficiary 2:

Awarded the works contract for the reconstruction of 7.71 km of Road II-81 Kostinbrod-Berkovitsa- Montana, which also includes publicity actions (events, materials for the awareness campaign).

Launched the public procurement for supervision of works. The 8 offers submitted should be assessed.

Launched the public procurement procedure for other promotional activities. The 3 offers should be assessed.

In terms of project promotion, on 26.07.2018 LB organized the launching press conference of the project in Craiova, event attended by 21 participants.


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