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RENOVATION OF ROADS LEADING TO CHECKPOINTS IS ONE OF UKRAVTODOR’S PRIORITIES

The State Roads Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) considers one of its priorities for 2021 to update roads leading to checkpoints on the border of Ukraine, the agency’s Telegram channel reported on Thursday.
“This will contribute to the growth of exports, transit and tourism,” the press service of the agency quoted chairman of Ukravtodor Oleksandr Kubrakov as saying.
He also noted that this year the road M-07 Kyiv – Kovel – Yahodyn (to Lublin) is being renewed within the framework of the national program “Big Construction”. In particular, the reconstruction and extension of the section of the roadway to the first category have already been carried out. The plans are for M-07 (the entire route after Kovel and up to the border) to become the first category highway.
Extension to the first category was also carried out on the N-22 Kyiv – Rivne highway.
In total, 156 km of national roads are being renovated in Volyn this year, of which the top layer has already been laid on almost 100 km.

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UKRAVTODOR RESTARTS REPAIR OF ROAD FROM IZMAIL TO VYLKOVE

The State Road Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) has begun repair work on the sections of the route from Izmail to Vylkove with a length of 34 km (Odesa region).
As reported on the Ukravtodor’s Facebook page, work is currently being carried out on a ten-kilometer section from the city of Kiliya to the border of Izmail district. Arrangement of the base with crushed stone-sand mixture has already begun here.
The contractor is Rostdorstroy LLC.
It is noted that work is also carried out to develop designed-estimated documentation for the renewal of a 24 km section from Kiliya to Vylkove. The work is scheduled to begin early in the new year.
According to the agency, drivers will be able to use the updated route next year.
In total, in Odesa region, Ukravtodor plans to renew 194 km of roads in 2020.

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STATE-RUN UKRAVTODOR STARTS REPAIR WORKS ON ROAD TO OCHAKIV

The State Automobile Roads Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) in 2020 will renew the road T-15-13 Nechayane – Ochakiv (Mykolaiv region) with a length of 36.9 km, Ukravtodor has said in its Telegram channel.
“This is one of the worst roads in the country, which leads to picturesque places on the Black Sea coast. The plan is to launch it by the end of 2020,” the press service said, citing Ukravtodor Head Oleksandr Kubrakov.
Rostdorstroy LLC and OJSC Road Building Enterprise DST No. 4 Brest were identified as the contractors for the repair work.
The agency said that the work began from the north – the exit from the M-14 road Odesa – Melitopol – Novoazovsk. The contractor is currently cutting the worn-out road surface on a 6-kilometer stretch.
In general, in 2020 in Mykolaiv region it is planned to renew 185.5 km of national roads.
In Ukraine, according to the data of Ukravtodor, the Automobile Road Service has completed the upgrade of 2,022 km of roads in the upper layer of the road surface, another 800 km have been completed in the leveling layer. The leaders are Zakarpattia (223.5 km), Kharkiv (221.2 km), Zaporizhia (168.8 km), Sumy (149.9 km), Luhansk (133 km) and Lviv (130.1 km) regions.
RDS Group is included in the top three road construction companies of Ukraine. It includes Kyivshliakhbud” and Rostdorstroy. The core business is construction, reconstruction and maintenance of roads and bridges, construction of airfield complexes.
The ultimate beneficial owners of RDS Group are Ukrainian citizens Yuriy Shumakher and Yevhen Konovalov.

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STATE-RUN UKRAVTODOR STARTS REPAIRS OF IZMAIL-KILIYA-VILKOVE ROAD

The State Automobile Roads Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) has begun repair work on the ten-kilometer section of the T-16-07 Izmail-Kiliya-Vilkove national road.
Ukravtodor said in its Telegram channel that work is already underway to break up the old road surface and equip the base with crushed stone-sand mixture.
The contractor for the repair work on the site is Rostdorstroy LLC.
Ukravtodor said that under the Big Construction program it is planned to restore 194 km of roads in Odesa region in 2020.
RDS Group is included in the top three road construction companies of Ukraine. It includes Kyivshliakhbud” and Rostdorstroy.
The core business is construction, reconstruction and maintenance of roads and bridges, construction of airfield complexes.
The ultimate beneficial owners of RDS Group are Ukrainian citizens Yuriy Shumakher and Yevhen Konovalov.

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UKRAVTODOR HAS REPAIRED 11 BRIDGES ACROSS UKRAINE

The State Agency for Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor), within the framework of the National Program for the Renewal of Bridges, announces the completion of restoration work at 11 out of 103 objects planned for 2020.
Agreements on repairs on 60 bridges have also been drawn up to date: 39 of them are already in operation, and repairs of 21 bridges will begin in the near future, Ukravtodor reported on its Facebook page on Wednesday.
Another 30 bridges are in the procurement phase, and two are awaiting tender announcements.
Earlier, Ukravtodor reported that as of September 1, contractors completed work on the arrangement of the upper layer of 1,700 km of roads. Today, in general, work is being carried out on 4,000 km of roads of national importance.

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UKRAVTODOR TO START CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BYPASS ROAD AROUND KYIV

The State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) in 2020 intends to start designing a new bypass road around Kyiv, and in 2021 its construction.
This is stated in the presentation of Ukravtodor, published on the agency’s Telegram channel.
According to the published data, the project provides for the construction of a “half-ring” with a total length of about 150 km, which will connect five international routes. It is planned that the road will consist of six sections and will connect the following roads: M-07 Kyiv-Kovel, M-06 Kyiv-Chop, M-05 Kyiv-Odesa, H-01 Kyiv-Znamyanka, H-08 Boryspil-Mariupol, M- 03 Kyiv-Kharkiv and M-01 Kyiv-Chernihiv.
According to preliminary calculations, peak traffic on certain sections of the road will be more than 70,000 cars per day, and the total traffic will exceed 300,000. In addition, within the framework of the project, it is planned to build a 5.9 km bridge with approaches across the Dnipro River.
The estimated cost of the project is UAH 85 billion.
Currently, a tender has already been announced for the design work of the first section of 35.2 km between M-06 Kyiv-Chop and M-05 Kyiv-Odesa with an estimated cost of UAH 12 billion.
According to Ukravtodor, it is planned to complete the construction of the Kyiv bypass road in five to six years, subject to stable funding.