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  • The first 12 modular bridges from the World Bank project are already in Ukraine

    Under the World Bank's Repairing Essential Logistics Infrastructure & Network Connectivity (RELINC) project, the State Agency for Restoration and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine has received 12 bridge systems (475 metres) worth over USD 15 million. The bridges will be installed in place of those destroyed as a result of the hostilities.

    "We are grateful to the World Bank project for its systematic support in restoring Ukrainian infrastructure. This contributes to strengthening Ukraine's defence capability and economic recovery," said Oleksandr Kubrakov, Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration, Minister for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development.

    The equipment was procured by UNOPS Ukraine.

    In the coming weeks, six more bridge systems with a total length of 238 metres are expected to be delivered, as well as training on their assembly to be conducted.

    Background Information

    Since December 2022, Ukraine has received 6 modular bridges from Sweden, 18 from the Czech Republic, and 10 from Norway.

    France has transferred 3 temporary bridges for designated locations. Finland is preparing an aid package that will also include temporary modular bridges.

    Also in June 2023, the first modular bridges arrived in Ukraine from American foundations: The Conflict and Development Foundation (CDF) - non-profit corporation - and the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, which is financing the supply of 9 modular bridges to Ukraine.