Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) Awarded the Prize for the Most Active Beneficiary of Operational Program Regional Development
Infrastructure Agency was awarded the prize for the most active Beneficiary of Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013. Minister Desislava Terzieva handed over the distinction to the Chairman of the Management Board of Road Infrastructure Agency, eng. Stefan Chaykov, at the annual conference for the presentation of the progress on the implementation of Operational Program Regional Development in Stara Zagora.
A total of 924 km of the national road infrastructure were rehabilitated with funds of Operational Program Regional Development in the amount of nearly 501 million BGN. The execution of almost 730 km of second- and third-class roads has been completed so far. The total amount of the verified funds is 166 million BGN during this year.
The overall rehabilitation of the national road network is a part of the Scheme of the European Union for the provision of a grant “Support for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Second- and Third-Class Roads”. The aim is to improve the accessibility to the main transport destinations in the regions for planning through reconstruction and rehabilitation of the second- and third-class national road infrastructure. The total amount of the funds provided by the European Regional Development Fund, under Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013 is 501 091 393 BGN.