A7 road (Latvia)

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A7 marker

A7
Route information
Part of E67
Length: 85.6 km (53.2 mi)
Major junctions
From: Riga
 

A 5 A5 near Ķekava
P89-LV.svg P89 near Ķekava
P92-LV.svg P92 near Iecava
P93-LV.svg P93 near Iecava
P94-LV.svg P94 near Code
P87-LV.svg P87 near Bauska

P103 near Bauska
To: A10 border with Lithuania
Location
Major cities: Riga, Baloži, Bauska
Highway system

National Roads in Latvia

A6 A8
A pre-Schengen passport stamp from Grenctāle at the start of the A7 at the border with Lithuania.
A7 highway near Iecava

The A7 is a national road in Latvia connecting Riga to the Lithuanian border (Grenctāle), through Bauska. The road is also known in Latvia as the Bauska Highway. The A7 is part of European route E67 (also known as the Via Baltica) and the European TEN-T road network. The road becomes the Lithuanian A10 at the border. The length of the A7 in Latvian territory is 86 kilometers. Currently the A7 has 2x2 lanes only within the territory of Riga, other parts have 1x2 lanes. The current speed limit is 90 km/h except within municipalities. In period of 2005 - 2006, the A7 was reconstructed from the 25th until the 43rd kilometer and from the 67th until the 85th kilometer. A 2 kilometer stretch of the road was reconstructed in Iecava, and reconstruction of another 15 kilometer long stretch was finished in 2012.[citation needed] Construction of the Ķekava bypass is planned to begin in 2017. The bypass will be built to expressway or motorway standards. The average traffic (AADT) on the A7 during 2013 was 11,456 cars per day.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 56°36′39″N 24°12′51″E / 56.610924°N 24.214064°E / 56.610924; 24.214064