Bulgaria to invest 1.1 mln euro of EU funds in pilot smart road safety system

Bulgaria to invest 1.1 mln euro of EU funds in pilot smart road safety system

Bulgaria will build a pilot smart road safety system worth 2.1 million levs ($1.3 million/1.1 million euro) on parts of its road network with funds for the project provided under the EU's operational programme Regions in Growth 2014-2020, the regional development ministry said on Thursday.

The system is expected to enhance road safety at 11 critical sections with a total length of 120 km, part of second and third-class roads in the country, the regional development ministry said in a statement.

The project includes the supply and installation of 23 electronic roadside information boards equipped with traffic cameras and sensors for temperature and visibility as well as smart road markings.

 

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