Ilok: Minister Butković at a conference marking the beginning of the construction of the Apševci and Lipovac bypass

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The beginning of the construction of the Apševci and Lipovac bypass, which is an part of the future Srijem transversal road which should in four years connect Ilok with the Zagreb-Lipovac highway, was formally marked at a conference in the eastern Croatian town of Ilok.
The CEO of the Hrvatske Ceste road company, Josip Škorić, said that the estimated value of the works on the bypass was HRK 75 million (€10 million) without VAT, and the works should be completed by the end of September next year. They are financed from Operational Programme Competitiveness and Cohesion, and the grant agreement was signed in March last year.
At the conference, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Oleg Butković said that investments in transport infrastructure in Croatia currently amounted to HRK 25 billion, underscoring investments in transport systems in border areas as especially significant.
According to him, constructing roads in these areas is important for transport and safety.

(€1 = HRK 7.5)