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CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for preparatory studies for Project: Motorway on Corridor Vc – from Interchange Johovac to Interchange Vukosavlje

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To mark the start of CONNECTA’s sub-project ‘Technical Assistance for preparatory studies for Project: Motorway on Corridor Vc – from Interchange Johovac to Interchange Vukosavlje’, the kick-off meeting attended by the Bosnian beneficiary – JP Autoputevi Republike Srpske, the European Investment Bank and CONNECTA team was held on May 12 in a hybrid mode – …

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CONNECTA technical assistance for sustainable safety interventions on ten road sections in the Western Balkans presented at the fifth Road Safety Technical Committee meeting

Under the auspices of the Transport Community, the fifth meeting of the Technical Committee on Road Safety was held on 23 September, via videoconference. The meeting reaffirmed the importance of improving road safety on high-risk road sections in the Western Balkans, as well as concrete and joint action required by all: the Transport Community, national, …

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CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for Consultancy services for preparation of a set of tunnel and fire safety studies for the Prenj Tunnel in Corridor Vc

  The construction of approximately 36 km of motorway between Ovčari (Konjic) and Mostar North, including the 12.4 km long subsection of Prenj tunnel, constitutes an integral part of the Corridor Vc that runs through Bosnia and Herzegovina, connecting the port of Ploče in Croatia with Budapest. The largest investment programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina …

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CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for Revision of the Analysis of Options and Update of the Cost Benefit Analysis on the Niš-Belgrade railway in Serbia

To mark the start of CONNECTA’s sub-project ‘Revision of the Analysis of Options and Update of the Cost Benefit Analysis including sensitivity tests on the Niš-Belgrade railway in Serbia, section Stalać-Djunis’, despite the COVID-19 crisis the kick off meeting was held on 15 April via videoconference. The railway section Stalać-Djunis of approximately 18 km single …

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CONNECTA completes project documentation for replacement of guardrails along Road Corridor X in North Macedonia

Road safety remains a top priority for the EU and its Western Balkans Connectivity reform agenda. Much of Road Corridor X in North Macedonia (MKD) from Tabanovce to Gevgelija is equipped with old guardrails (safety crash barriers) built to MKD, i.e. ex Yugoslavian standards. This has resulted in low safety conditions for road users and …

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CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for helping in establishing an electronic queuing management system on selected road border crossing points in the Western Balkans

The kick-off meeting to mark the start of the CONNECTA sub-project ‘Technical Assistance for establishing electronic queuing management system (e-QMS) on selected road border crossing points (BCP) on the indicative extension of TEN-T network in the Western Balkans (Corridor X)’ was held in Belgrade on 27 February. The scope of the CONNECTA technical assistance is …

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CONNECTA experts present the Five-Year Road Maintenance Plans and the Strategic Framework for ITS Deployment in the Western Balkans at the first Road Technical Committee meeting

The first meeting of the Road Technical Committee of the Transport Community, organized by the Transport Community Permanent Secretariat, took place in Belgrade on 12 February. CONNECTA Team attended the meeting to share the main findings and recommendations from the two studies prepared under CONNECTA CTRM assignments – the Preparation of Five-Year Maintenance Plans for …

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CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for improving road safety conditions along high risk sections in the TEN-T indicative core/comprehensive road networks in the Western Balkans

The kick-off meeting to mark the start of the CONNECTA sub-project ‘Preparation of selected main/detail designs for improving road safety conditions (risk elimination) along high risk sections in the TEN-T indicative core/comprehensive road networks in the Western Balkans’ was held in Belgrade on 6 February. The scope of the CONNECTA technical assistance is to develop …

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Completion of Road Safety Audit on preliminary design documentation for a new highway section Pločnik- Merdare along Orient/East-Med Corridor

The Orient/East-Med Corridor in Serbia includes the Niš – Merdare E80/R7 road section, which continues into Kosovo* and then on to Albania up to Durres Port, on the Adriatic Sea. Also known as the ‘Peace Highway’, this road interconnection is of great importance for freight and passenger transportation in the Western Balkans. It is the …

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CONNECTA attends the 28th WBIF Project Financiers’ Meeting

The twenty-eighth meeting of the WBIF Project Financiers’ Group (PFG) took place in Brussels, on 14 November 2019. The meeting brought together around 90 participants from the European Commission, financial institutions (EIB, EBRD, CEB, KfW, WBG, AFD, EIF), bilateral donors, Western Balkans beneficiaries and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC). The meeting was co-chaired by DG …

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