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CONNECTA completes the Technical Assistance to Construction Supervision on the Niš – Brestovac Railway Line

The Niš – Brestovac railway section, located in southern Serbia (Niš – Preševo – Macedonian border part of the railway line) bears great importance for both domestic and international transport.  The section lies on Rail Corridor X – a key pan-European arterial route which passes through Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Greece leading …

CONNECTA completes the Technical Assistance for preparatory studies for Project: Motorway on Corridor Vc – from Interchange Johovac to Interchange Vukosavlje

The scope of CONNECTA’s assignment was to carry out the preparatory studies and to undertake preparation of tender documentation for construction of the 36 km long section of the motorway along Corridor Vc in Republika Srpska, which runs from its entity border with the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the north (Interchange Vukosavlje), to …

CONNECTA starts the Technical Assistance for preparation of update of the Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) for Tirana Bypass

The Tirana bypass carries significant strategic dimension, being part of the Adriatic-Ionian Highway, also referred to as the Blue Highway, which will create a seamless route from Trieste in Italy to Kalamata in Greece, while branching out to Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania. In February this year, the Tirana bypass project – identified as investment …

CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for preparation of national ITS strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo* (all modes), Albania (railway and maritime) and Montenegro (railway) and deployment of road traffic management centers in Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo

  Establishing an interoperable transport network in the region, including the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) architecture, applications and services is essential for ensuring an integrated, safe, efficient, and environmentally sound mobility. To be effective and reach the maximum benefits, the national ITS solutions need to be put in place systematically and to be harmonised in …

CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for the Deployment of Smart and Sustainable Mobility in the Western Balkans

Making transport in the Western Balkans cleaner, safer, more efficient, and responsive to climate challenges is on the priority agendas of both the European Union and the Western Balkans partners. The policies and goals tackling the deployment of smart and sustainable mobility in the Western Balkans have been highlighted in several key documents, including the …

CONNECTA starts the technical assistance for modernisation and infrastructure capacity improvements of the two pairs of road border crossing points in the Western Balkans located on the indicative extension of the TEN-T network

A considerable part of the Western Balkans transport network still requires significant interventions in the direction of rehabilitation and upgrading. To ensure better connectivity, facilitate trade and deliver sustainable economic growth, the implementation of EU technical standards and connectivity reform transport measures remains a priority for the region. Designing the suitable systems to manage and …

CONNECTA starts the Technical Assistance for Rail Corridor VIII in North Macedonia, section Kriva Palanka – border with Bulgaria

A kick off meeting, held on 22 December, marked the start of CONNECTA’s sub-project ‘Technical assistance for preparation of environmental and social gap analysis, review of the existing technical project documentation and preparation of supplementary documentation for construction of rail section Kriva Palanka – border with Bulgaria’.  The rail route of Corridor VIII runs through …

Completion of Preliminary Design and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Budva Bypass

CONNECTA completed the Preliminary Design and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the priority component of the Adriatic-Ionian Highway in Montenegro, the Budva bypass, in November 2018. The project is now ready for a seamless start of the next stage, detailed design and implementation. The Budva bypass is part of an EU driven initiative to …