2013 - Belarus, Road project, Upgrade of road between Minsk and Vilnus

     

    2013 - Belarus, Road project, Upgrade of road between Minsk and Vilnus
    Road Project - The project is located on E28 (Vilnius - Minsk) of the Trans-European Road Network.

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    Demand estimation from IDEA II-EaP transport model year 2030
    • Freight: 7.700 tonnes/day
    • Passengers: 2.800 cars/day
    Technical description
    The goal of the project is the modernization of the road section between Vilnius and Minsk M-7/E28 Minsk - Ašmiany - border of the Republic of Lithuania (Kamenny Log) with length 89 kilometers according to the parameters of I category. Branches of trans-European transport corridor IXB at the road section Minsk-Pershai correspond to the parameters of I category and has 4 lanes, and at the road section Pershai-border of the Republic of Lithuania (Kamenny Log) correspond to parameters of II category and has 2 lanes. It should be noted that currently, due to the financing from the European side in the framework of the Partnership "Northern Dimension" a preliminary study on the reconstruction of the road M-7 Minsk-Ašmiany-border of the Republic of Lithuania (Kamenny Log) was developed by Consortium SACO.

    Lithuania and Belarus are also exploring together the upgrade of the Border Crossing Point "Kamenyj Log" at this road section which is unable to cope with growing traffic.

    Investment amount
    The estimated project cost is 300 mln USD. 
    Implementation schedule
    Project inception 2012.

    Project completion 2018.

    Status

    Pre-feasibility study on the upgrade of the E28 (M7) highway Minsk - Vilnius in the territory of Belarus is completed in the NDPTL framework. Project implementation starts in 2017. The upgrade of the connecting road on the Lithuanian side is to be completed.
    Expected impacts on transport, environment, social, other
    The project aims to improve transport connections between the Trans-European Transport Network and the transport infrastructure of the Republic of Belarus as its partner country.
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