The Hungarian state, at the wooden hoe? The Hungarians concede

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As a result of the concession procedure, previously announced by the Hungarian Government, from the beginning of September the state will transfer the management of 1,237 km of high-speed roads to 5 different companies, according to a statement issued on Thursday by the Hungarian Company of Public Roads (Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt.) of the Hungarian press agency MTI.

According to the document, the companies MKIF Magyar Koncessziós Infrastructura Fejlesztő Zrt., AKA Alföldi Koncessziós Autópálya Zrt., M6 Duna Autópálya Koncessziós Zrt., M6 Tolna Autópálya Koncessziós Zrt. and MAK Mecsek Autópálya Koncessziós Zrt. they will be able to take over the management of the highway sections.

The Hungarian Public Roads Company will continue to manage 291 km of express roads, the release states. In addition, it will continue to maintain 31,000 km of national and secondary roads connecting or crossing localities.

Most of the roads within the localities, totaling over 140,000 km, will continue to be managed by local councils. In the case of the capital, the main roads and public transport routes remain under the management of the company Budapest Közút Zrt., a company subordinate to the General Council of the Hungarian Capital, and the rest of the roads will remain under the responsibility of the sector councils, the release states.