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PM Marković visits Moračica Bridge: Only opening of motorway will be more important than this moment

PM Marković visits Moračica Bridge: Only opening of motorway will be more important than this moment
Published date 11.10.2019 13:00 | Author PR Service

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Podgorica, Montenegro (11 October 2019) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković visited the Moračica Bridge and expressed satisfaction with the junction of the span structure on the largest construction project of the first section of the motorway, emphasising that only the opening of the motorway will be more important than this moment.

"I would say this is the most important day for the entire project. Only the completion of the entire section and its commissioning will be more important moment than this one today, ”the Prime Minister said.

Prime Minister Marković took the opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to the largest single construction venture at this stage and emphasised: "They tell me that this is the third largest bridge in Europe and among ten in the world, you can only imagine what a construction project it is ... This is a special day for Montenegro, a special day for all of us who are committed to the implementation of this project. This is a confirmation of the ability and credibility of not only the contractor, but of the entire team involved in this project. This is a confirmation that Montenegro has the capacity to respond to these project challenges for the benefit of the citizens, the welfare of the State and the living standards of the population. "

PM Marković recalled that this is an investment worth over EUR 70 million and expressed confidence that the Bridge will be fully completed by next March in order to be in optimal function with the opening of the motorway.

Moračica Bridge, the largest single structure of the priority section of the Bar - Boljare motorway, is 175 m high, 23.4 m wide, and 960 m long.

In addition to Prime Minister Duško Marković, Moračica Bridge was also visited by Ambassador of China Liu Jin, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs Osman Nurković, CRBC Montenegro Director Hei Shiqiang, Chief Engineer for the construction of the Bridge  Duško Rondović and others.