Bulgarian minister announces third Danube bridge
Bulgarian transport minister Petar Mutafchiev has said that there will be a third bridge joining Romania and Bulgaria across the Danube River. He said that it will be built at Oryahovo, 190km northeast of Sofia. The bridge would stand at narrowest part of the river in the region and would be 860m long. Preliminary calculations have put the cost at US$88.8 million.