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“Improving the connection to the TEN-T network in the cross-border area Medgidia - Dobrich”

What’s the goal?

To ensure better traffic conditions for the population of the 2 cities, as well as for the other traffic participants who are transiting.

What’s the budget?

7,988,762.56 euro, out of which 6,790,448.17 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): TAU Medgidia Municipality (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Dobrich Municipality (Bulgaria)

When is it happening?

Start date: 24.04.2018

End date: 23.12.2021

Duration: 44 months

Where is it happening?

Medgidia in Romania

Dobrich in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?                       

  • Developing of 3 joint mechanisms (e.g. route guidance, incidents/emergencies detection and management, studies on traffic flows, feasibility studies addressing cross-border transport issues, traffic safety measures, black-spot maps, awareness raising activities)
  • The modernization of 13 streets from Medgidia Municipality is of  a great importance for the inhabitants from the economic and social point of view, and the realization of the work will considerably improve the viability and the technical condition of the road section, being registered: access to educational institutions; access to the Sports Complex; access to commercial companies; access to county roads DJ 222, DJ 381;the A2 part of the TEN-T;
    Direct connection to the Medgidia river port that is connected to the Black Sea-Danube Channel; improving the quality of life of the inhabitants of Medgidia; Increasing school attendance and decreasing school dropout; Improving the social and economic situation of the inhabitants of the area; the social stability of the area.
  • Rehabilitation and reconstruction of road surfaces of the objects of the "Dobrudzha" blv. and "Nikola Petkov" street, Dobrich town.
  • Purchasing maintenance equipment: Backhoe with accessories and High pressure machine for unclogging the small bridges, gutters, ditches, etc.

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

Programme outputs: 3 joint mechanisms to facilitate the connection of secondary/tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure; 13.73 km of modernized roads;

Programme results: 136,114 Cross border population served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T.

Project status

The project was finalized. The following results have been achieved within the project:

1. Modernizing of 13.13 km of road infrastructure in order to connect secondary (Dobrich) and tertiary (Medgidia) nodes to TEN-T infrastructure and to reduce transportation time and optimising logistics. Also, 5.497 km of roads were modernized through this investment in Medgidia and 7.632 km of roads were modernized through this investment in Dobrich;

2. 2 cross-border mechanisms - Route Guidance and Safety measures available at the following links: and;

3. Online raising awareness trainings held in several schools in the city of Dobrich for over 600 children;

4. Seminars about traffic rules in schools in Medgidia with 622 children;

5. A campaign organized in crowded points of Medgidia, named “Be responsible in traffic!”

6. The acquisition of maintenance equipment by TAU Medgidia: Backhoe with accessories and High pressure machine for unclogging the small bridges, gutters, ditches, etc.;

7. 145.237 inhabitants, representing cross-border population served by modernized infrastructure leading to TEN-T: 43.519 inhabitants in Medgidia Municipality and 101.718 people in Dobrich Municipality.                                                                                              


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