Tenders for Lot Three of Struma Motorway to Open in 2014
Monday, 18 November 2013
Bulgaria will open tender procedures for the construction of Lot Three of the Struma motorway in 2014, news portal Investor.bg reported, quoting the board chairman of the National Company Strategic Infrastructure Projects, Asen Antov.
The 64-kilometre (km) Lot Three - between Blagoevgrad and Sandanski - is divided into three subsections, including two tunnels with a length of 15 km and 2.5 km, respectively.
Tender procedures for the design and construction of the motorway sections will be opened in mid-2014, while those for a 15-kilometre tunnel will be launched by end-2014, Antov said.
The construction of Struma motorway, with a total length of 173.28 km, is divided into four sections, of which Lot 1 was completed in the summer, Lot 4 is under construction and Lot 2 is at a design stage.