Serbia covers 88,361 sq. km., with about 18,000 km of primary roads (380 km of motorways & 165 km of secondary highways) and 30,000 km of local roads.The current value of the existing road network is estimated at US$17.5 billion.
Network density is 43.9 km/100 km.
40% of main roads and 60% of local roads are currently bearing less than full capacity. The Road Construction Sector employs about 23,000 workers.
Developed OECD countries spend between US$ 15,000 & 45,000 per 1 km of road for maintenance, Serbia US$570 (26 times less). For urgent renovations US$5 billion is required, and another US$ 1.7 billion to complete the current highway construction programs.
Road Transport Features
12,000 Vehicles, of which 2,544 intercity buses, 7,261 trucks and 1,385 are trailers. 59% of buses and 37% of trucks do not meet EU technical standards.
Traffic volume in 2000 relative to 1990 is significantly lower.
Total Railway track length is 3,808 km, of which 3,533 km single-track and 275 km double-track.
- Belgrade-Resnik-Nis 246 km
- Belgrade-Majdanpek-Bor-Vrazogrnac 300
- Lapovo-Kraljevo-Djeneral Jankovic border 372
- Nis-Kursumlija-Kosovo Polje-Pec 284
- Belgrade-Novi Sad-Subotica border 200
- Belgrade-Zrenjanin-Kikinda border 210
Railway Transport Enterprise carries out maintenance of:
- 968 bridges - with a total length of 41 km
- 4,336 culverts
- 323 tunnels - with a total length of 130 km