The new cycling trail will be part of the section Veľký Šariš – Pečovská Nová Ves.
Pecovska Nova Ves as the first village in the Sabinov district started the construction of the EuroVelo 11 cycling trail in the Prešov region, is the section of Veľký Šariš – Pečovská Nová Ves. According to the mayor of Jaroslav Dujava, earthmoving machines and excavators will begin to use geodesists and piles.
"The contractor's logistics is actively working on providing concrete construction parts and panels for three bridges – walkways over the Ginec stream, the occasional stream and the Lutinka stream," said Dujava.
In the village register, the pavement with the asphalt surface will have an appropriate infrastructure of 3298.5 meters in length and three in width. The cycling trail leads into the railway corridor from the boundary of the cadastral territory to the town of Sabinov to the border with the cadastral territory of the village of Červenica pri Sabinove. The project is scheduled to be completed in December 2019.
Cycloid of eurofunds
"The municipality has received non-reimbursable financial resources from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic, represented by the self-governing region of Prešov de Prešov under the Integrated Regional Operational Program IROP co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund in an investment volume of 761,675.94 euros. The municipality, as an investor in the project, contributes with 5% co-financing of the total cost of the investment, "explained Dujava.
As he added, EuroVelo 11 will contribute to the development of tourism in the region, expand the range of leisure activities and recreational cycling, contributing to safe and non-motorized access of citizens to employment.