€21.5 billion Italian highway expansion programme

Italy plans a €21.5 billion highway expansion programme.
Highway & Network Management / January 18, 2024 25 seconds Read
By MJ Woof
Italy aims to reduce emissions by improving its highway network – image © courtesy of Mike Woof

Italy plans to invest €21.5 billion over 50 years in a bid to develop its highway network. The programme will include ensuring that transport in Italy is climate neutral so as to avert climate change.

The programme has been drawn up by the country’s roads firm, Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI). By improving the network and addressing issues of traffic congestion at current hotspots, emissions would be reduced by 20%.

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