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The Renovation of over 33 km of the Aytos Pass Began

29.07.2020 11:40

imagesCA6OQ3A7.jpgOn Friday, July 31, the rehabilitation of over 33 km of the Aytos pass – road III-208 Provadia-Daskotna – began. It is the most convenient and shortest connection for drivers from Varna district to the Trakia motorway. The investment is worth over BGN 24.3 million. The project is financed under Operational Programme “Regions in Growth” 2014-2020 through the European Regional Development Fund and the national budget. For its faster implementation, the route is divided into two lots – 29 and 30. The period for execution of the construction and installation works is 15 months.




Part of lot 29 is the section from km 49+184 to km 65+933 in the districts of Burgas and Varna. The beginning of the section to be renovated is the bridge over the Tsonevo dam at 49th km, and the end is at the 65th km, not far from the village of Vishna in Burgas district.

The construction and installation works foresee the development of new construction in the places with insufficient load-bearing capacity and laying of new asphalt concrete covering throughout the section, a junction of asphalt streets and agricultural roads, and restoration of the road hard shoulders and slopes. For optimal drainage, new lined trenches and concrete curbs will be built on the pavement. The existing culverts will be cleaned and new ones will be built. The section will have updated restraint systems, vertical signalling and horizontal marking.

Six bridge facilities, including the bridge over the Tsonevo dam, and the ones over the Kamchiya river and the Germeto river will be renovated. The project foresees the expansion and strengthening of the rock tunnel at 56 km, near the village of Bilka. The reinforcement walls will be rebuilt or upgraded in some sections of the road.

The implementation of the site will significantly improve the transportation and performance qualities of the road. It will increase the safety and comfort during travel. The third class road provides the transport connections of the town of Provadia, Devnya and Varna, Novi Pazar and Shumen with Aytos, Karnobat and Burgas, and passes through the villages of Dobromir and Bilka.

The contractor of the construction and installation works of lot 29 is ISA 2000 OOD. The value of the contract is BGN 13,862,109.24 including VAT. The supervision will be implemented by Patinvest-Engineering AD. Their contract is for BGN 297,524.17 including VAT. The designer supervision is by Sivet 3TI Association, with participants: 3TI Progetti Ingegneria Integrata SpA and CivEn Design Services OOD. The value of their contract is BGN 3,840 including VAT.

The section in lot 30 starts near the village of Vishna (km 65+933) and ends shortly before the intersection with the third class road III-2085 Ruen – Prosenik (km 82+749). The project foresees the complete replacement of asphalt covering and improvement of drainage. New curbs, crash barriers, road signs and markings will be installed. The three bridges over the Kazan Dere river, Sazla Dere river and Yabalchevska river will also be repaired. The concrete coating of the facilities will be restored. New waterproofing and asphalt covering will be applied. The bridges will have renovated pavement blocks and a safety fence.

The construction and installation works of lot 30 are assigned to ISA 2000 EOOD. The contract value is BGN 9,732,925.76 including VAT. The supervision will be implemented by TRANSCONSULT-BG OOD. Their contract is for BGN 194,760 including VAT. The designer supervision will be implemented by Sivet 3TI Association, with participants 3TI Progetti Ingegneria Integrata SpA and CivEn Design Services OOD under a contract for BGN 3,840 VAT.