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Polish projects to get €790 million from Cohesion Fund for 3 road projects

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Staff Writer | March 13, 2018
Almost €790 million will be allocated from the Cohesion Fund for three road projects which improve the country's communication with Germany and other Western and Eastern European countries.
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Transportation   Around €270 million will be for the Garwolin-to-Kurow S17
Around €270 million will be for the Garwolin-to-Kurow S17 dual carriageway, another €125 million to build a stretch of the S6 dual carriageway between Goleniow and Kielp and €390 million for the S2 on the outskirts of Warsaw.

The Cohesion Fund – around € 63.4 billion - is aimed at European Union countries whose gross national income per inhabitant is less than 90 % of the EU average. It aims to reduce economic and social disparities and to promote sustainable development.

Around For the 2014-2020 period, the fund is aimed at trans-European transport projects in Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Last June, the European Commission approved €357 million of Cohesion fund to build a bridge in Croatia. The money will cover around 85% of the Peljeski Bridge project at the beginning of Ston Bay in the Adriatic.

The European Union is also funding supporting infrastructure, such as the construction of access roads, including tunnels, bridges and viaducts, the building of an 8km-long bypass near the town of Ston and upgrading works on the existing road D414. Project completion is set for 2022.