TALLINN - The Estonian government approved on Thursday of a bill that grants 29.3 million euros extra for maintenance of roads of local municipalities, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Compared to last year, the increase is 60 percent.
Extra funds will be allocated to Varska, Meremae, Misso, Mikitamae, Orava, Vastseliina and Veriora parishes to build roads and repair them in the border areas in South East Estonia. Each parish will be allocated 63,900 euros.
This year, those municipalities will also be supported that have extra spending due to transit traffic from state highways or ports. Thus Haapsalu gets 382,800, Johvi 594,500, Kardla 469,900, Paide 358,200, Poltsamaa 352,200, Rapla 291,700 and Sillamae 600,000 euros.