Bridges and viaducts, 1.4 billion divided up for safety and new infrastructures


19/07/2022 – Make existing bridges and viaducts safe and build new ones to replace unsafe ones, with attention also to soft mobility. With this objective, the Ministry for Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility (Mims) has divided 1.4 billion euros between Provinces and Metropolitan Cities.

The distribution took place according to the criteria identified by the DM 5 May 2022, published in the Gazzetta. Resources are been allocated by the Budget Law for 2022 and distributed over a period of time up to 2029: 100 million euros for each of the years 2024 and 2025 and 300 million for each of the years 2026 to 2029.

The measure follows that launched at the end of 2020with an endowment of resources distributed in July 2021.

Bridges and viaducts, the distribution of resources

The allocation of resources took place according to 3 criteria: consistency of the road network, fleet of vehicles and vulnerability to natural phenomena.

The calculation attributed a weight of 50% to the risks associated with natural phenomena, such as exposure to seismic risk or landslides and floods.


Bridges and viaducts, use of resources

The resources, in addition to the safety interventions of the existing bridges and viaducts or the construction from scratch of other infrastructures to replace the older ones, can also finance:
– the census and risk classification;
– the design activitiessupervision of works, testing and controls in the execution phase;
– the findings, laboratory assessments and investigations;
– any structural monitoring.

Among the ancillary works can be included ciclovie and entirely pedestrian areas within a maximum limit of 15% of the total amount of the works.

Source: Le ultime news dal mondo dell'edilizia by www.edilportale.com.

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