- 11 Jan 2021 7:30 AM
- Hungary Matters
The overpass will have bicycle paths and sidewalks and will link Budapest’s 13th and 14th districts, Balázs Fürjes told MTI.
It is meant to reduce traffic on Hungária Boulevard, which will in turn help make City Park car-free, he said.
Courtesy of Budapesti Fejlesztési Központ
According to the plan approved by the government and the municipal public development council, Kós Károly Avenue and Heroes’ Square will be closed entirely to traffic and a P and R parking lot capable of accommodating 1,500 vehicles will be available at a nearby underground station.
The European Union call for public procurement tenders for the project was issued on Friday, Fürjes said.
The government’s aim with the project is to turn City Park into a more liveable and cleaner area and create more suitable traffic conditions for those commuting via the M3 motorway, the state secretary added.