Tonight is the ceremonial opening of the first section of the highway in Montenegro

The first section of the Bar-Boljara highway, from Smokovac to Mateševo, will be officially opened today on Montenegro Day. This road will officially be in use from 8 a.m. on July 14, and for the next seven days, until 8 a.m. on July 21, the toll will be free, according to the Government of Montenegro.

The first Montenegrin highway will facilitate the journey to the sea for all tourists and residents of this country. The Smokovac-Mataševo section is 41.5 kilometers long, with 20 bridges on the main route, nine bridges on loop ramps, two overpasses, eight underpasses, 7.2 kilometers of concrete walls, 16 double-tube tunnels.

The total length of the tunnel is 17.7 kilometers, which is about 43 percent of the length of the priority section of the highway.

The section has four interchanges, with toll ramps, on which the highway is connected to the existing state. These are the Smokovac, Pelev Brijeg, Veruša and Mateševo ​​loops.

The maximum speed on the highway is 100 kilometers per hour, and there are three lanes available after the toll booth.

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