The new Narva Border Crossing Point was opened for visitors

On Monday the new Narva Border Crossing Point was opened for visitors. The crossing point is meant for pedestrians and cars. The new terminal has the newest technology and makes the border crossing more convinient and quicker. The working environment in the terminal was also improved. Narva Border Crossing Point is one of the biggest mainland border crossing points between the EU and Russia.

The old terminal which was built in 1990-s was demolished and on the very same spot was built the new terminal which is three times bigger than the old one. The border crossing point has now 12 rows for cars, 2 for buses and 8 for pedestrians. Thanks to the new bigger terminal the border crossing points has exceeded it’s maximum capacity taking into consideration that the border crossing point is in the city center.

The construction works had delays and were complicated because the new terminal is next to the Narva bastion and castle park. In addition there were archeological finds that had to be examined. Nevertheless Oma Ehitaja completed the constructions works on time.

Narva-1 terminal construction works were funded by ENPI Cross Border cooperation programme Estonia-Latvia-Russia 2007 – 2013 and from Estonian national budget. The terminal was designed by AS Amhold.