Romania’s state-owned road company to create subsidiary for replacement of private contractors in failed projects

Sorin Melenciuc 26/03/2018 | 16:10

Romania’s state-owned road company (CNAIR) will create a road construction subsidiary in order to replace private contractors which don’t complete government road building projects, according to the transport minister Lucian Sova, quoted by Agerpres.

“We made a reorganization project for CNAIR. During the last week, we approved a project for the organization of a company that could take over various sites abandoned or canceled for various reasons by entrepreneurs so as to shorten the time we lose where the projects are not successful,” Sova said.

The minister showed he is dissatisfied by many delays recorded in various road, rail or airport infrastructure and said there is a need for reorganisation of major infrastructure projects’ administration.

Sova said on March 14 that sections 3 and 4 of the Sebes-Turda motorway, totalling 28 kilometres, could be open to traffic in May.

The Sebes-Turda motorway had been due to open in 2016 according to initial plans.

The minister said that his objective of opening 60 km of motorway this year. Romania currently has 748 km of motorway in use.

 

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