“Lyulin” becomes part of Struma Motorway, and the road Kalotina – Sofia becomes the “Europe” highway, which will include the North Speed Tangent. This is stipulated in a decision of the Council of Ministers, which approves the list of republican roads and accepts the list of roads from the republican road network, for which a vignette fee is paid.
“Lyulin” Motorway joins Struma because of its small length – 19.6 km and the fact that it is a natural beginning of the route “Struma”, so the Sofia-Pernik section becomes part of the Sofia road – Pernik – Dupnitsa – Blagoevgrad – Simitli – Kresna – Sandanski – border Greece “.
On November 15, 2018, the contract with the selected contractor was signed for the construction of 14.5 km of the Kalotina – Sofia route in the section from the border point to the Dragoman road junction, the project also envisages an exit to the Dragoman intermodal terminal. a contract and another section of it – between Dragoman and Slivnitsa, with the modernization of the road between the border with the Republic of Serbia and Sofia will improve the country’s connectivity with our western neighbor, thus reducing travel time and increasing road safety under item Asset.
With the government decision, the bridge of the Danube in the direction of Rousse – Giurgiu for the part of the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria is defined as a facility for which a fee is collected for the use of a separate facility on the republican roads, according to the provision of the Roads Act analogous to the current situation .
The change in the republican roads list is due to the many changes that have occurred related to the commissioning of new road sections which are part of the country’s national road network, or the dropping of routes from it.