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The rehabilitation of the ring road Yambol - border checkpoint Lesovo has started

The vice president of the National Parliament Anastas Anastasov, the vice prime minister and minister of finance Simeon Dyankov, the minister of regional development and public works Rosen Plevneliev as well as the executive director of STRABAG EAD Veselin Gospodinov started the rehabilitation works on the ring road Yambol - border checkpoint Lesovo.

The project will be executed as a part of the Program “Transit roads V” and it is foreseen to rehabilitate 32.714 km of existing road and to reconstruct the adjoining connections. The rehabilitation works start at km 232+476,27 at the junction with road I-6 “Petolachkata” and end near the village Okop, south from Yambol. The construction site is situated completely on the territory of Yambol region and passes through the villages Zimnitsa, Mogila, Kozarevo and Okop. LOT 8A consists of two sections:

  • Section 1: Road I -7 “Road junction with road I-6 (Petolachkata) village Veselinovo” from km 232+476.27 till km 247+913.77
  • Section 2: Road І-7 „Village Veselinovo – village Okop”, from km 247+913,77 till km 265+190,52

The realization of the project is financed by the European Investment Bank (65%) and the national budget (35% from the contract value as well as 20% VAT). The capital amount is 5 702 382,38 Euro without VAT. The execution period is 24 months.

The contractor of the project is consortium “Strabag-8” (Strabag AG, Austria and Strabag EAD, Bulgaria).

The supervision will be performed by Transconsult-BG OOD, Sofia according to contract № РД-36-7/09.06.2011 for 121 125 BGN (without VAT).

Following rehabilitation works will be executed within the project:

  • asphalt repavement;
  • pavement reconstruction;
  • execution of new and improvement of existing road drainage;
  • structure reconstruction at km 249+953;
  • repair works including changing of hydro insulation on 1 structure;
  • reconstruction of power line “Veselinovo”, reconstruction of 3 power lines, reconstruction of TT cables, moving of fibre-optic cable at the junction by village Veselinovo;
  • guardrails and railing;
  • vertical signalization and horizontal marking.

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