Work is to start this summer on the first two sections of the 150 km Kyiv Ring Road

, Ukravtodor reports on Facebook. Of the six sections planned, the two priority sections add up to 43 km and will designed to link three highways west and south of Kyiv – the M-07 Kyiv-Kovel, the M-06 Kyiv-Chop; and the M-05 Kyiv-Odesa. By intercepting traffic 25-30 km west of Kyiv’s current circle road, planners hope to cut the flow of trucks into Kyiv. Ukravtodor writes: “In 4 years, we have the opportunity to complete the [Ring Road] completely and unload