Focsani - Albita Motorway
- Country: Romania
- Mode: Road
- Investment Volume: 854 M Euro
- Project status: Priority
Applicant, Sponsor, Beneficiary, Promoter
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania
TRACECA National Secretariat
National Company of Motorways and National Roads of Romania
The motorway section Focsani – Albita is placed in the north-eastern part of Romania. The Focsani – Albita Motorway section is part of the Pan–European Corridor no. IX, which connects Bulgaria to Moldavia, and at the same time with the existing national infrastructure. It is also considered to be an exit to Ukraine. The future motorway section will cross 3 counties: Vrancea, Galati and Vaslui.
Design speed: 130 km/h
Length: aprox. 155km
platform – 26.00 m; carriageway - 4 x 3.75 m; middle lane – 3.00 m; Emergency lane - 2x2.50 m; shoulders - 2 x 0.50 m; employment bands - 4x 0.50 m; parapets space (outside the platform) – 0.75 m
Cross-section for link roads:
carriageway - 2 x 3.50 m; shoulders - 2 x 1.00 m, out of which: employment bands - 2 x 0.50 m; platform - 10.00 m.
Estimated area of expropriation for the entire highway route will be approximately 620 hectares of land representing terrain and built settlements.
The traffic study will analyse current traffic on the highway corridor and the traffic light over a period of 15 years.
Economic Description / Assessment
At design stage, the designer will analyse the following proposed aspects and will include
them into the Feasibility Study, in order to be applied at execution stage:
Project's impact on local development plans, regional and national.
Involving local residents in the project.
Land value and preservation (residential and agricultural land, nature reserves, forests
and other important national resources, archaeological sites, people, flora and fauna,
Nature 2000, etc.).
Analysis of the impact on the local ecosystem and its plans for restoration and
Source of Repayment
PPP, based on fares for daily usage
National Company of Motorway and National Roads from Romania
Planning and Strategy Office
Head – Office – eng. Cristina AMARAZEANU