Bulgarian companies will execute the 8 km connection of Hemus highway with Sofia ring road.
The contracts for construction and supervision for the two sections for rehabilitation from Kardzhali to Podkova are to be awarded soon. The construction works of Road I-5 from Kurdzhali to Podkova will be carried out by the consortium Viasevt with members Patishta Holding and Moststroy, the supervisor is Patinvestengineering.
By the project for completion of Hemus highway in Sofia ring road section - Yana road junction from km 0+000 to km 8+460, the deadline in the tenders for supervision and construction was Nov. 2007, the completion deadline for the highway section is 30 months. Another tender is the first by Transport operational programme for Kardzhali - Podkova in two lots - 15 km for Kardzhali ring road, and 16.9 km for connections.
All projects are monitored and supervised by Jaspers programme.