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The aim of the Border Crossing Point (BCP) Terehova infrastructure development project is to eliminate the existing obstacles for the successful movement of persons and goods across the border of the Republic of Latvia and the Russian Federation.

In the 1st stage of the modernisation project, it is planned to build a new customs control building for in-depth inspection, rebuild and expand six existing control pavilions and canopies, equip canopies with electronic signs to operatively change lane designation during rush hour, to rebuild rainwater sewerage, heating, electricity and communication networks, to improve lighting in the control area, to carry out reconstruction of treatment plants, to improve the quality of asphalt pavement in the design territory.

The project is implemented in partnership with the State Committee for Economic Development and Investment Policy of the Pskov Region, which will conduct an information campaign for border crossers.

The development of BCP “Terehova” will be a significant benefit for the residents of our country, entrepreneurs and Latvian guests. As a result of the project, the busiest border crossing point on the eastern border of Latvia, which is also the EU's external border, will be partially modernised. Improving the infrastructure for border and customs controls and following the suitable control technologies will make control procedures faster and more efficient. Thus, the economic border between Latvia and the EU will be better protected.

The synchronised development of border crossing points in both neighbouring countries has a significant positive impact both on the promotion of fair business and on the tasks and functions of the services that provide control functions at the state border. In order to promote entrepreneurship, fast and predictable border crossing of both countries is ensured when moving goods. The control services are provided with buildings that meet special security needs. Along with the reconstruction of the control pavilions, the administrative building will also be completely renovated by improving the working conditions for its employees and providing additional amenities for border crossers.

Aivars Ribickis,
Deputy Director of the Security Department of the State Revenue Service

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Project name and identification number:
“Development of the border crossing point” Terehova-Burački”” (EKI - Terehova, LV-RU-004).

The aim of the project:
to eliminate the existing obstacles to the successful movement of persons and goods across the border of the Republic of Latvia - Russian Federation by improving the infrastructure of CBP “Terehova”, improving the basic infrastructure for border and customs control, making inspections more efficient and faster.

The main activities of the project:
the project plans to implement the first stage of the CBP “Terehova” modernisation project: to build a new customs control building for in-depth inspection, to rebuild six existing control pavilions and canopies, expanding them, to equip canopies with electronic signs in order to be able to quickly change the lane designation during rush hour, to rebuild rainwater sewerage, heating, electricity and communication networks, to improve lighting in the control area, to carry out the reconstruction of treatment plants, to improve the quality of asphalt pavement in the design area. The project is implemented in partnership with the State Committee for Economic Development and Investment Policy of the Pskov Region, which will conduct an information campaign for border crossers.

Project term and financing:
the project is planned to be implemented from October 2016 to December 2021. The total project financing for SRE is 7 772 121 (excluding VAT), of which EUR 3 577 777.78 is the financing of the project financed by the EQF programme (90% financing of the EQF programme, 10% co-financing from the state budget). The project has received additional state budget funding in the amount of EUR 3,136,895.00, as well as additional funding of EUR 1,057,448, which has been diverted from the alienation of state real estate so that the built infrastructure will be functional after the implementation of the first stage of modernisation. The construction works are planned to be completed by October 2021 but the implementation of the project will continue until 31 December 2021.

Project benefits:
the implementation of the project will be a significant benefit in the Latvian and European context for residents, entrepreneurs and guests visiting Latvia. As a result of the project, the busiest border crossing point on the Eastern border will be partially modernised, improving the basic infrastructure required for border and customs control, thus it will be possible to perform control procedures more efficiently and faster, thus better protecting the economic border between Latvia and the EU.

The Latvian-Russian cross-border co-operation programme for 2014-2020 aims to financially support joint cross-border development activities with the aim of improving the competitiveness of regions, using their potential and advantages at the crossroads between the European Union and the Russian Federation.

12/21/2018 agreement concluded with SIA “Isliena V” on construction supervision;

06.02.2019 construction agreement concluded with SIA “Monum”;

10.05.2019 Ludza District Construction Board issued a permit to start construction works;

27.05.2019 Construction work started;

21.06.2019 Grant agreement concluded with MEPRD;

20.03.2020 A new agreement was concluded on the preparation of the construction project change documentation and author supervision with “Jaunrīga ECO” Ltd;

11.06.2020 Ludza Municipality Construction Board approved the documentation of the volume of changes.