East–West Motorway (Romania)
(A8 Iași-Târgu Mureș)
|Autostrada Est–Vest (A8 Iași-Târgu Mureș)|
|Maintained by Compania Națională de Autostrăzi și Drumuri Naționale din România|
|Length:||318.8 km (198.1 mi)
|From:||Ungheni, Iași (border with Moldova)|
|To:||Târgu Mureș (junction with A3)|
|Roads in Romania|
The East–West Motorway, labeled as A8 Iași-Târgu Mureș (Romanian: Autostrada Est-Vest (A8)), 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.
With a total length of 318.8 kilometres (198.1 mi), and an estimated cost of 4.07 billion euro, 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.
- "Autostrada A8 Targu Mures - Iasi: Autostrada care ar urma sa lege Moldova cu Vestul". Hotnews.ro. 9 March 2015.
- Documente Master Plan General de Transport (Romanian)
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