ZORANA MIHAJLOVIC: THE FIRST ASPHALT IN SICEVO GORGE
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic, today, together with the directors of the companies Corrdor and Roads of Serbia, the heads of Nisava and Pirot districts and the mayors of Nis and Pirot visited the works on the construction of Corridor 10, a section from Bancarevo to Crvena Reka, where works on the asphalting of this road section began. “Sicevo Gorge, beside Grdelica Gorge, is one of the most difficult sections on Corridor 10. It is the sections on which we have been working day and night, and I want the citizens of Serbia to be acquainted with what we are doing and how much we are moving forward. After finishing this, then tunneling will be completed and by the end of the year we will have complete Corridor 10 “Mihajlovic said. The Deputy Prime Minister pointed out that in comparison with 2014, when 34 million cars passed through Serbia, by the end of this year, this number would be 54 million. “This year we will have 20 million more vehicles compared to four years ago. Serbia has a great position and we need to use it, “Mihajlovic said. Mihajlovic added that with the completion of Corridor 10, the number of fatal traffic accidents will be reduced by 10 to 20%. In addition, the time of transport of passengers and goods will be shortened, and the costs reduced. All this contributes to the greater economic growth of our country, “Mihajlovic said. Dragana Sotirovski, Head of the Nisava District, emphasized the importance of the state investing in this part of Serbia. Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic said that Corridor 10 was one of the most important projects on the territory of the City of Nis, which opened this part of Serbia for new investments.