RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE 27 August 1999
HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA TO REBUILD DANUBE BRIDGE. Officials from
the Hungarian and Slovak Transport Ministries on 25 August
initialed a bilateral agreement to rebuild the bridge over
the River Danube between Esztergom and Sturovo. Sandor
Gyurkovics, Hungarian state secretary at the Ministry of
Transport, said the project to rebuild the bridge, which was
destroyed in World War II, will cost some $16 million.
Construction is planned to start in spring 2000 and to be
completed by the end of 2001. MSZ
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