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Table 1 Characteristics of road types as used in the upgrade funding allocation method and assumed amount of available funding

From: Accessibility and territorial cohesion in a case of transport infrastructure improvements with changing population distributions

Type of road Assumed max. Speed Number of lanes Estimated cost per kilometre Cohesion policy investment categories (assumed EU-wide funding)
Local road 80 km/h 2 3 M Euro Regional and local roads (9.8 Bn)
National road 100 km/h 2 4.2 M Euro National roads (7.7 Bn)
Motorway 130 km/h 4 10 M Euro Motorways (5.2 Bn) TEN motorways (17.5 Bn)