The Macedonian Ministry of Transport has been planning a PPP project for the construction, operation and maintenance of the western part of the Corridor VIII Highway, more precisely for the highway Skopje-Gostivar- Kičevo-Ohrid.
The project includes revitalisations of the existing and the construction of new sections of the corridor and after its completion. The motorway Kičevo – Ohrid should be done in the next three years. So far, the realisation of the highway is about 50% complete, and the current construction contract is valued EUR 374 million. As for the highway from Miladinovci to Štip, the construction works should be fully completed by the end of 2018. Currently, they are 75% done.