Finnish national road 7

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Finnish national road 7
Valtatie 7, Riksväg 7
Route information
Maintained by the Finnish Road Administration
Length: 189 km (117 mi)
Major junctions
From: Helsinki
To: Virolahti (Russian border)
Major cities: Porvoo, Kotka, Hamina
Highway system
Highways in Finland

Finnish national road 7 (Finnish: Valtatie 7; Swedish: Riksväg 7) is a highway in Finland. It runs from Erottaja in Helsinki to the Russian frontier at the Vaalimaa border crossing point in Virolahti. The road is 189 kilometres (117 mi) long. The road is also European route E18 and it is a part of TERN.


The route of the road is HelsinkiVantaaPorvooLoviisaKotkaHaminaVaalimaa (Russian border). 86 km (53 mi) of the highway is motorway. There is a plans to construct the whole road as a motorway by 2018. Construction of motorway section bypassing the town of Hamina began during 2011 and construction of motorway section Loviisa – Kotka began during 2012.


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