East–West Motorway (Romania)

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A8 motorway
Autostrada A8
East–West Motorway
Autostrada Est-Vest
Route information
Maintained by Compania Națională de Autostrăzi și Drumuri Naționale din România
Length: 318.8 km (198.1 mi)
(planned length)
Major junctions
From: Târgu Mureș (junction with A3)
 
Highway system

Motorways in Romania

A7 A10

The East–West Motorway, labeled as A8 Târgu Mureș–Iași (Romanian: Autostrada Est-Vest (A8)),[1] is a planned motorway in Romania, that will cross the Eastern Carpathians to connect the historical regions of Moldavia and Transylvania. Pre-feasibility studies performed in 2007 were followed by feasibility studies in 2009-2011. As of February 2015, the feasibility study revision and update is being conducted by private contractors.[1]

With a total length of 318.8 kilometres (198.1 mi), and an estimated cost of 4.07 billion €, A8 will have the following route (from east to west): Ungheni - border with Moldova, Iași, Târgu Frumos, Pașcani, Târgu Neamț, Poiana Largului, Tulgheș, Ditrău, Sovata, Târgu Mureș - junction with A3 motorway.[2]

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