Road A14 Vilnius – Utena

Project details

Road A14 Vilnius – Utena
Road transport
Funding: National (Lithuania)
Duration: 01/13 - 12/28
Transport Themes: Road transport (key theme).
Passenger transport, Freight transport, Road transport, Financing, pricing and taxation, Infrastructure and TEN-T, Land-use and transport planning, Awareness, information and user rights, Transport management, Long-term perspectives, Environmental impacts, Economic and regional impacts, Accessibility, social and equity impacts
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Background & policy context: 

Main traffic artery between Vilnius and north-eastern Lithuanian regions.
In 2013: 4,469 –5,742 vehicles
Maximum registered daily traffic volumes on 28.97 km on 2 August 2013 (Friday): 10,389 vehicles (238 heavy vehicles)
In 2028: up to 7,000 vehicles. Factual traffic volume increase on the main roads in 2000-2013: 79%
Average pavement roughness: 4.0 m/km, i.e. poor road condition
(road pavement condition is good when its roughness does not exceed 2.5 m/km)
In the last 10 years 147 registered traffic accidents: 56 fatalities 202 injured
Lack of financing impacts on the degradation of this road

Objectives: 

Strategic aims in 2020 status quo 7 from 14
•traffic safety improvement measures;
•via baltic development:
    a) completion of kaunas-polish border (am), ≈1.13 billion ltl (≈330 mln. €);
    b) kaunas-lithuanian-latvian border (2+1) ≈0.4 billion ltl (≈170mln. €);
•vilnius –kaunas –klaipėda;
•preservation of national and regional roads;
•gravel road asphalt paving;
•bypass construction and ten-t corridor development;
•its implementation in traffic management, for society needs, measures for controlling exceeding weight and other dimensions
•gravel road restoration;

Methodology: 

- Preparation/correction of reconstructed road sections' technical projects
- Reconstruction of 58.10 km of the road Vilnius –Utena
- Routine and periodical (repair) maintenance of 72.15 km (from 21.50 km to 93.65 km) road sections

Funding Source(s): 
Ministry of Transport and Communications
Contact Name: 
Kastytis Grigas
Contact Email: 
Organisation: 
Lithuanian Road Administration
Address: 
J. Basanavičiaus g. 36
Zipcode: 
LT–03109
City: 
Vilnius
Contact country: 
Lithuania
Telephone: 
+370 5 232 9600