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The construction works for the reconstruction of the highway section Veles – Katlanovo have begun

The reconstruction of the highway section Veles – Katlanovo has begun, in the length of 23.5 kilometers. With a grant from the IPA Regional Development component and funds from the state budget, in the next 12 months the reconstruction will be realized of one of the busiest roads in Macedonia. The financial structure of the project is 5.7 million EUR. The reconstruction of the highway will replace the asphalt along the entire length, new horizontal and vertical signalization will be placed, as well as new shoulders and protectors, and critical points where landslides used to appear will be covered with nets for protection against landslides.

Simultaneously with this construction project, with the financial support from NATO in the amount of 8.6 million EUR, the implementation is under way of the reconstruction of 13 bridges along the highway section Veles – Skopje.

Today’s ceremony launching the construction was attended by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Zoran Stavreski, and Minister of Transport and Communications, Mile Janakieski.