Main road 866 Sirola crossroads–Jussinpuro (Main road 866 Sirola..)
Main road 866 Sirola crossroads–Jussinpuro
Start date: Sep 9, 2001,
End date: Dec 30, 2002
Main road 866 is a regional road that leads to Russia through the Kortesalmi border crossing point. Th e timber transport traffi c on the road from Paanajärvi to Finland was expected to increase signifi cantly once the road improvement project on the Russian side of the border was complete. Bringing the entire road section up to the condition necessary to meet the requirements was seen as improving the reliability of deliveries as well as decreasing transport costs. 50 percent of the project funding was received from the European Regional Development fund and 50 percent from the Finnish Road Administration. Achievements: The renovation and repair work on the road section from the Sirola crossroads to Jussinpuro was completed as planned.
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