Mr. Stoyan Pasev, in his capacity of District Governor of Varna District, declared his support for the project “Second Asparuhov Bridge on Two Levels” of the NPA “BSEZC”. District Administration of Varna declared readiness for full cooperation at the regional level for preparation of feasibility investigation and analyzes, publication and declaration of the project in the European Investment Project Portal (EIPP), planning of visits of potential investors and exploring of the possibilities for funding the project for the bridge (by the European Investment Bank (EIB), the “Juncker” plan or other ЕС financial institutions).” NPA “BSEZC”
- The project for the second bridge of the NPA “BSEZC” has been prepared according to a definite route of a planned second bridge included in the current General Development plan of Varna Municipality.
- The realization of a new bridge with Air draft = 57.91 m will give operational opportunities in the future for deep-sea ships (large container ships and bunkers) to pass under the bridge and have access for loading and unloading on the Lake of Varna, Intermodal Terminal “Varna” (IMT – Varna), or to the Port of Varna – East.
- The realization of such a bridge is set as objectives by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) in the “Regional Development Plan of the Northeast Region 2014-2020” (IER), “Taking action to overcome the height constraints and limitations in the sea-lake drainage for larger vessels (2014-2020 MRDPW) “, caused by Asparuhov Bridge as impossibility of access for deep-sea ships in Varna Lake.