The Cabinet of
Ministers of Ukraine in the
framework of the policy of large-scale development
of road system
continues implementation of ambitious infrastructure
projects and changes approach to road construction -
from the policy of laying kilometers
to building high standards roads that connect
settlements in Ukraine. This was
stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman during the Government session.
of repaired roads will grow
more and more. We need
to use system
approach to the construction of roads. Our
task is not
kilometers, but to build roads
that connect not only large
cities but also small ones",
the Head of Government underscored.
He stressed since
2016, the Government has drastically changed the situation
in the road
system, unlocked most of the
processes and made them transparent.
At present, issues of quality
of roads and system check
are burning issues.
putting in practice a road quality control because some newly
built roads are already damaged.
Those who poorly carried out repair work
will fix the flaws at
their own expense. We have
introduced 5-10 year guarantee of road
quality. The contracts already encapsulate warranty conditions that must be performed
by contractors", the Prime Minister
During the Government
sitting Head of Ukravtodor State
Agency of Motor Roads of
Ukraine Slavomir Novak presented economic program for the development
of Ukrainian roads for 2018-2020 and for further
periods. The results of the
implementation of the program are
repair and construction of 6692 kilometers of roads.
In January of
2018, the Head of Government proposed
to analyze the legal framework
for road construction in order to verify
the quality of construction and efficient use
of funds and to establish a Coordinating Council on road
safety issues. The said Council
was created in February this
On March 15, the
Government approved a decision to form
mobile groups that would control
the situation on roads and
find building flaws.The Prime Minister emphasized that contractors,who have poorly
fulfilled their work, must fix all
mistakes at their expense.
It should be
noted that in 2017 a network of over 2 thousand
kilometers of roads was reconstructed
and built in Ukraine, which
is threefold higher against the last year.
Repair works were conducted on all highways
throughout the territory of Ukraine.