Ukrainian state road agency to build new highway to Hungary
The State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) intends to build a new road, which will connect the M-06 Kyiv-Chop highway with the Hungarian road M-3 Budapest-Nyiregyhaza.
According to the press service of the agency, the corresponding decision was made after a joint review of infrastructure on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border.
"This will allow combining the two roads of the first category, will significantly improve transport links between Ukraine and Europe because today only the Tysa-Chop-Zahony international checkpoint on the Ukrainian-Hungarian border is able to transit truck transport to Hungary and other EU countries," the report reads.
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In addition, the parties are considering two options for possible transport communication. The first one is the reconstruction and expansion of the existing Luzhanka checkpoint, the approach to which passes through the densely built-up streets of Berehove and now works exclusively for passenger transport, while the second one is the construction of a new checkpoint near the settlement of Dyida.