Design and analysis
Plans unveiled for Budapest city crossing
Budapest's general assembly has discussed plans for a new bridge to improve access to the city's fast-growing Ujpest district. Some US$4.3 million is earmarked for preliminary planning and design work on the Aquincumi bridge over the next two years. Armed with this, the City Hall plans to apply for a substantial EU contribution towards the project's estimated US$290 million cost. The crossing and an 8km approach road should be completed by 2010.