Posts tagged as roads

Lithuania could use EU funds to adapt roads for military needs, defence minister says

Monday, June 1, 2020

EU funds for the military mobility could be used to improve Lithuanian roads and bridges, Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Friday. It’s also important to use the Rail Baltica railway connecting the three Baltic states and Poland for military movement, he added. “Lithuania’s Armed Forces and the Defence Ministry have submitted [priority] projects to the European Commission,” Karoblis told reporters on Friday. “This includes the appropriateness of Rail…

250 million euros allocated for road works

Thursday, January 30, 2020

250 million euros worth of road works are planned for 101 projects this year, which is the same amount of money as last year, according to Latvian State Roads (LVC) Director Jāis Lange on January 29. According to LVC last year road quality was improved by 8%, and this year 72% or main roads are in good or excellent condition, but unfortunately that doesn’t apply to regional and local roads,…

Kaljulaid: Better roads more important than internet to life in countryside

Thursday, September 19, 2019

President Kersti Kaljulaid believes improving roads is a higher priority to helping develop life in the countryside than high-speed internet, she told regional newspaper Lõuna Leht. In an interview published on Thursday with the newspaper Lõuna Leht (link in Estonian), the president said people working in the countryside occasionally need to get to town “in clean shoes and clothes,” emphasizing that normal roads are “much more important than ultrafast internet.”…

Latvian government approves unified requirements for road and street construction quality

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

On Tuesday, 15 January, Latvian government approved a project of rules from the Cabinet of Ministers. The goal of this project is ensuring rational use of public funds for road and street construction. The State and Municipal Roads and Roads Construction General Quality Requirements clarify existing regulations for construction quality applied to roads, streets and bridges. At the same time, new rules also provide requirements for construction companies to ensure…