Riverside cycle path to be built between Hungary, Romania
Almost 50-kilometer-long path scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.
A cycle path will be built between the Hungarian town of Fehergyarmat and the Romanian city of Satu Mare, contractors told the press in Csenger, NE Hungary, on Wednesday.
The 49-kilometre long, three-metre wide asphalt path, passing alongside 20 localities in the two countries, will be constructed on top of the dike of the Szamos river. The Hungarian section will be 27 kilometres long and the Romanian one 22 kilometres long.
The cycle path is scheduled to open for tourists and locals in December 2012.
The 1.6-billion-forint (EUR 5.6m) HUNROVELO project forms part of the Hungarian-Romanian Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.