Motorway from Sofia to Kulata border checkpoint with Greece may be completed earlier than 2023 – minister

The Struma Motorway that will link Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia to the Kulata checkpoint at the Greek border will be finished by the year 2023, and possibly even three years before that, Bulgarian Regional Development and Public Works Minister Liliyana Pavlova said on August 5 2015.

Checkpoint-Kulata-Promahon photo Anton Lefterov
The Kulata checkpoint at Bulgaria’s border with Greece. Photo: Anton Lefterov

She said that the motorway between Sofia and the south-western Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad would be completed by the end of October.

“I hope that by 2023, the motorway all the way from Sofia to Kulata would be ready, this is our final deadline,” Pavlova said in a television interview.

“We are doing everything possible to do everything as quickly as possible,” she said.

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(Main photo, of Struma Motorway: Road Infrastructure Agency)