In 2021, a new road was laid from the Polish side to the border
The Ministry of Infrastructure of Poland plans to open a new Nyzhankovychy-Malchovice checkpoint on the Ukrainian-Polish border this year. Construction of the checkpoint began in 2021 and was planned to be completed in 2024, but despite the work, the Polish government plans to open traffic across the border this year, the news portal reported on Tuesday, September 27. nowiny24.pl.
“This year, we want to quickly launch an additional Malhovice-Nižankovychy border crossing point. It was supposed to be put into operation according to the normal schedule in 2024, but we are working to temporarily, but still be able to carry out border checks there, this year.”– said the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Poland, Rafal Weber, during the session of the specialized Diet commission.
According to a Polish government official, active construction work is currently underway on this crossing to be completed in 2023, ahead of schedule. It is planned to create a special detour to allow cars to pass.
“The construction company that is working there next year will have to complete this investment, but we are working on creating a special detour, that is, a temporary border crossing, with checkpoints, and we will start border control”– noted Weber.
What is known about the new checkpoint?
The Malhovice-Nižankovychy checkpoint is being built on the Polish side. On the Ukrainian side, the future checkpoint borders the village of Nyzhankovichi, which is part of the Dobromyl urban community of the Sambir district. The entire infrastructure of the point will be located on the Polish side, border and customs control will be carried out jointly by the services of both countries. Cars weighing up to 3.5 tons and buses will be served at the new checkpoint. The cost of construction, which is financed from the budget of Poland, is about 100 million zlotys. Along with the construction of the checkpoint is also taking place track repair of the European standard, which goes from Przemyśl to the border, then through Nyzhankovichi, Nowe Misto, Dobromil, Khyriv, Smilnytsia and returns to the territory of Poland again. The Malhovice-Nižankovychy checkpoint will become the ninth automobile checkpoint on the Ukrainian-Polish border.
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