Release date: 11 May 2015
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
Nemzeti Infrastruktúra Fejleszto Zrt (NIF – National Infrastructure Development Company)
Road 445 is a major project allocation under a Regional Accessibility Co-Financing Framework Loan and consists of a 10.3 km section of a new single-carriageway (2x1 lanes) northern bypass of Kecskemét in Hungary.
The bypass connects the main Road 5 in the west and the main Road 44 in the east. Once complete the bypass will total 13.7 km and connect the M5 motorway west of Kecskemét providing strategic connection to Budapest with the Road 44 (E44) route in the east of the city.
- Transport - Transportation and storage
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 23 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 56 million
The project was included in the Transport Operational Programme 2007-2013 which was subject to strategic environmental assessment following Directive 2001/42/EC. The project is a class of development that falls under Annex II of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2011/92/EU. Following an EIA screening, the Lower Tisza Region Environmental, Nature Conservation and Water Management Inspectorate concluded in 2007 that no further EIA was necessary.
The promoter is a public entity obliged to comply with European and national public procurement legislation. Three service and one works contract were tendered for the implementation of the project. The works contract was procured in 2013 for Phase I and Phase II/1. The service contracts included preparation of feasibility documentation and engineering services awarded between 2009 and 2013. Procurement has followed Directive 2004/18/EC.
Approved - 12/06/2015
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).