Danube Bridge to Be Completely Finished by 2012

Danube Bridge to Be Completely Finished by 2012

The main part of the construction of the second Danube bridge between Bulgaria and Romania will be completed by the end of 2011, the Bulgarian Minister of EU Funds has announced.

Minister Tomislav Donchev visited the construction site of the bridge in the Bulgarian city of Vidin on Thursday where he stated that only finishing things will be left for the beginning of 2012.

The 2 km Danube bridge, which is a key element of a European transport corridor connecting the German city of Dresden with Istanbul in Turkey, is designed to span over the river connecting the Bulgarian city of Vidin and the Romanian city of Calafat.

Donchev has stated that the negotiations with the Spanish execution company FCC continue.

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