Galaţi-Giurgiulesti, the first bridge between Romania and the Republic of Moldova rehabilitated after 1989 – Monitorul de Galaţi
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure announced this week that the reception was convened at the end of the rehabilitation works of the border road bridge, over the Prut River, between Giurgiulesti (Republic of Moldova) and Galati (Romania).
“The bridge between the two states was rehabilitated at the end of 2021, the completion of the works was announced by the contractor 2 months before the deadline provided in the contract. The value of the works, of about RON 8 million, was fully provided by the Romanian Government. The bridge, with a length of 125 m, was built in 1949 “, said Irinel Ionel Scrioşteanu, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Transport.
Rehabilitation works consisted of consolidating the lattice beams, sandblasting and painting the deck, repairing the reinforced concrete slab supporting the bridge, rebuilding the bridge legs with dams, restoring the road and pedestrian path, placing new railings, and . of rehabilitation works / repairs to the connections with the embankments.
The Galaţi – Giurgiulesti road bridge contributes to the smoothing of traffic between Romania and Moldova, ensuring mobility, as well as facilitating trade on domestic and international markets.