Works on the construction of the highway Bar – Boljare are nearing completion

Yesterday (June 24, 2021), the Government of Montenegro adopted the Information on the status of realization of the project of the highway Bar – Boljare and stated that, in accordance with the Contract on design and construction, the contractor was paid a total of 701,530,394 euros by June 9. The Information states that the total degree of completion of works on the construction of the highway from Smokovac to Matesevo is about 95 percent.

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– The contractor has completed all works on the span structures on the bridges. Works on the construction of the remaining transition plates, protective fences and expansion joints are in progress. The breakthrough and construction of the secondary lining on all 16 tunnels has been completed. The key activities that are currently being implemented in the tunnels are works on the installation of electrical and mechanical equipment and installations, as well as the construction of the road structure. When it comes to the open route, a total of about 85 works were performed (excavations, embankments, reinforced earth walls and reinforced concrete walls, protection of slopes and road construction) – the Government announced, reports RTCG.

The percentage of earthworks performed on the open route (excavations and embankments) is about 99 percent.

– Reinforced earth walls, as a special type of supporting structures, have been completed in their entirety. In accordance with the Contractor’s Report, 1,131 workers were engaged in the Project during May. Out of this number, there are 390 workers from China, 100 Montenegrin citizens and from the surrounding countries who work for the Chinese company, and 641 workers are hired by subcontractors – the Government announced.

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