4.1 Support to border efficiency and security
Podlaski Voivode (Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland)
State Customs Committee of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk Oblast, Belarus)
The implemented project will involve action relating to the improvement and modernisation of the infrastructure of the border crossing. The implementation of the project will serve the improvement of infrastructure and border procedures, and boosting of safety while crossing the border between the two countries. The number of road lanes for passengers cars and heavy goods vehicles will be increased. The restructuring of the road system in both border posts will improve the capa city of the border crossing and will speed up the control process of vehicles casting in lines. This will streamline the border traffic, reducing the queues in sensitive periods of the year, not only in the border crossing platform, but also along the national road no. 19 before the border crossing. The implementation of the project will be beneficial for the border guard, customs chamber, the staff of the Border Crossing Service Unit using the created infrastructure, as well as entrepreneurs and local authorities. The implementation of the project will improve the cross-border effect. The border crossing services for person, means of transport and flow of goods within international trade will be improved. The strategic result is the fulfillment of Schengen zone standards in relation to the protection of the external borders of the EU.