Provincial Executive Councillor Christophe van der Maat will today disclose details on how he intends to get the 270 million euros in state funding, originally designated for the completion of the Ruit around Eindhoven, to be given to Brabant.
After the decision to scrap plans for the Ruit, the Second Chamber instructed the south of the country to come up with alternatives. That package of measures, worked out in a bid book, is ready. Councillors of provincial government and municipalities reached agreement over the measures last week.
The measures are intended to ensure improvement of accessibility in the south. Serious, and less serious accidents happen every week on the A67, causing hours of traffic delays, with all the resulting economic consequences.
The package of solutions will be disclosed today by Provincial Executive Councillor Christophe van der Maat, Alderman Roël Hoppezak of Gemert-Bakel on behalf of the Metropolitan Region of Eindhoven and Alderman Mario Jacobs of Tilburg, on behalf of the five largest cities in the region of Brabant.
Subsequently, the bid book will be offered to Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure.
Translation: Lizzie Kean (LinkedIn)