The project is targeted at increasing trade with Europe.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the allocation of additional 800 million hryvnia for the construction of highway Lviv-Odessa-Nikolaev.

This was announced by Vice Prime Minister-Minister Vladimir Kistion on his page in Facebook, reports the Economic truth.

Question noted that the government approved changes in the budget-2017, which include the allocation of additional 800 million UAH for capital repairs of roads.

According to the Vice Premier, the funds will be used for the construction of a transport artery of Ukraine – the highway Lviv-Ternopil-Khmelnitsky-Vinnytsia-Uman-Odessa-Nikolaev.

“This is a strategically important project for the country, especially in the context of growth of trade with Europe, and given the fact that this road leads to the ports of Ukraine”, – said Question .