Romanian mini-motorway highlights 'failed' road network

Romanian mini-motorway highlights 'failed' road network
 

An entrepreneur has built a one-metre stretch of motorway in north-eastern Romania to protest about his country's poor highway infrastructure.
Fed up with the sparse motorway network in his home region of Moldavia, Stefan Mandachi, a 33-year-old who owns a chain of fast-food restaurants, privately commissioned the tiny motorway at a personal cost of £3,800 (€4,400; $5,000).
The campaign lasted for weeks with the aim of causing a stir, and it came to a climax on Friday.
Romania has one of the shortest motorway networks in the European Union, with just 806km (500 miles) throughout the whole... read more

 
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