31 Jul 2013

The construction of other 37 km of Struma Motorway has started

The construction of other 37 km from Struma Motorway has started. Today was the symbolic first sod of Lot 2 – section of Dupnitsa – Blagoevgrad from km 322+000 to km 359+483.52.

The project is co-financed by the Cohesion Fund of the European Union and the state budget through the Operational Program “Transport” 2007-2013. On 23 July the traffic on the section from Dolna Dikanya to Dupnitza-North road junction – from km 305+220 to km 319+200 was run, and two Sofia-Dupnitsa and Dupnitsa-Sofia road links, which are part of Lot 1 of Struma Motorway.
Contractor of the Contract for design and construction of Lot 2 is CONSORTIUM “STRUMA-LOT 2”, which involves: “Impreza” JSC, Italy, “GBS Infrastructural Construction” JSC, Bulgaria and “Patstroy – 92” JSC, Bulgaria. The contract amount is BGN 358,722,000.00 including VAT. The construction supervision will be carried out by the company under the Law on Obligations and Contracts “OBEDINENIE STRUMA-PP”, in which “Patinvestengineering” JSC and “Patproject” EOOD – Sofia are involved. Their contract is for BGN 2,949,843.00 including VAT.
The section from Dupnitsa to Blagoevgrad is about 37 km. The deadline for the technical design and construction is 22 months.