Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Destinations > Europe > Europe
Reload this Page >

Budapest - Chain Bridge closed?

Budapest - Chain Bridge closed?


Old Aug 11, 19, 9:40 am
Original Poster
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 114
Budapest - Chain Bridge closed?

Hello All,

Hopefully this is the correct forum to post this. I have a trip next month (September) to Budapest. We picked a hotel close to the Chain Bridge. I am hearing that it either is closed now, or will be closed soon, for a 2 year renovation. Can anyone confirm if it is already closed, or when it is supposed to close?

Travlur is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 12, 19, 5:51 am
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: HEL
Programs: lots of shiny metal cards
Posts: 8,308
According to this article you should be good - the tender deadline for the main contractor is 21/Aug, after that there are still quite a few steps before the works start.

"A Lánchíd felújítása a BKK ütemterve szerint 2019 őszén kezdődne, a kivitelezői ajánlatokat viszont augusztus 21-ig várják, ezt követi a bírálat, majd a szerződéskötéshez vezető tárgyalás, így az is kérdés, hogy mikorra sikerül elkezdeni a munkát. A megkívánt tapasztalatok miatt jó eséllyel csak a Strabag, a Swietelsky, a Duna Aszfalt és a Hídépítő-csoport tud majd pályázni a felújításra, de a Strabag és a Swietelsky dolgozik már többek között a hármas metró felújításán is."

Travlur likes this.
WilcoRoger is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 12, 19, 6:15 am
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Budapest
Programs: A3 *G, IHG Plat Amb., Hilton Diamond, Radisson Gold, Accor Gold
Posts: 176
WilcoRoger is correct; work has not started and there is a good chance it will not start even this year.

I live just a few blocks from the bridge and decided to walk there today and speak with some of the workers. The two I spoke with at different locations both stated that the rumor is the work will start after Christmas.

The workers are the ones selling various tickets around the bridge and Clarke Adam ter.
Travlur likes this.
xichang08 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Aug 13, 19, 6:55 pm
Original Poster
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 114
Excellent. Thank you both for your help.
Travlur is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread