The season of
road repair activities, which stipulates for putting into practice
inspections initiated by the Government
of quality of already built
and repaired roads, implementation of new norms
for quality control of roads
being constructed, as well as
introduction of requirements for transportation of the oversized cargo,
carried out by the structures
of the State
Service of Ukraine for Transport
Safety. This was stated by
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
Groysman during a special meeting on the development
of the road
gradually start road repair activities.
I would like to draw attention
to the quality
of the current
and overhaul repairs, the Head
of Government stressed, order on the roads
and coordinated work on our
weights complex are of utmost
importance. Control must be ensured.
We spend billions of hryvnias for construction, however, overloaded transport damages
roads. We estimate that about
50% of the transport operates with violations of weight standards.
We have to
According to the Prime Minister, throughout a week of efficient control
on the roads
the order will be introduced.
And in 3-5 years the situation
will fundamentally change. At that,
the Head of Government proposed
to engage the forces and
tools of the Ministry of
Internal Affairs in this process.
That concerns, first of all,
"We have, for example, 78 scales - let's put cameras and
we will achieve
success. I think leadership of the
Ministry of Internal Affairs will gladly help",
said Volodymyr Groysman.
Last year, over
2,000 km of road network was
repaired and built in Ukraine,
which was a record indicator for our country.
This year, the volumes of
activities will be increased, and
the total road budget will
exceed UAH 45 billion.