A5 highway (Lithuania)

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A5 marker

A5
Kaunas-Marijampolė-Suwałki Highway
Route information
Part of Tabliczka E67.svg
Length: 97.86 km (60.81 mi)
Existed: 19th century - (new parts 1997-2002) – present
Major junctions
From: Kaunas
To: Suwałki
Location
Major cities: Marijampolė, Kalvarija
Highway system
Lithuanian road system
International E-road network

The A5 highway is a highway in Lithuania (magistralinis kelias). It runs from Kaunas to the Poland border, reaching Suwałki. The length of the road is 97.86 km (60.81 mi). A section of the A5 highway - western bypass of Kaunas, including the Lampėdžiai Bridge across the Nemunas River, is reconstructed to a modern dual carriageway without grade-crossings and U-turns.

There're plans to reconstruct the whole road to modern motorway, the main road linking to Western Europe from Lithuania.

Part of the A5 highway is coded Via Baltica in the European route system. The E67 highway ultimately connects Prague with Tallinn.

Principal cities along the route[edit]