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Sava River Crossing



Project number:


Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

19 Jul 2005



Approval date:

29 Nov 2005

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The City of Belgrade has requested the Bank to consider financing an initial stage of a new Inner City Ring Road including a new crossing of the Sava River. Belgrade has only two functional bridges connecting the older part of Belgrade (900,000 inhabitants) with New Belgrade and Zemun (400,000 inhabitants). Deteriorating accessibility, traffic congestion, noise and air pollution caused by insufficient river crossing capacity is one of the City’s most pressing problems. 

The proposed Inner City Ring Road will be some 17km in length. The Project segment, which will form Stage 1, will be approximately 4km long, of which 3km will comprise a new bridge across the Sava River and associated approach roads on viaducts.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Executive Summary (English)
(8MB - PDF)
Non-technical summary (English)
(2MB - PDF)
Executive Summary (Serbian) (7MB - PDF)


Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


Belgrade Land Development Public Agency
Njegoseva 84
11000 Belgrade

Telephone: +381 (0)11 244-94-94
Telefax: +381 (0)11 344-05-96

Contact person: Mr Zoran Rubinjoni and Mrs.Tatjana Popovic


Client website
Serbian :
English :


The Resident Office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,
Unit B22,
Genex Business Centre
6 Vladimira Popovica Street
Contact person: Mr. Ulf Hindstrom,
Tel: +381 11 311 3201,


Mrs. Zorica Saric


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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