Lithuania is represented in BRA by the Lithuanian Road Administration.
Lithuanian Road Administration aims:
- To satisfy the needs of the society and road users;
- To work economically and efficiently when creating adequate traffic conditions seeking to achieve that the transport on the roads of national significance would be safe, fast, convenient and environment-friendly;
- To develop the roads and their network;
- The top priority is to ensure traffic safety.
The Lithuanian Road Administration tasks:
- To implement the state policy regarding the road maintenance and development formulated by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania;
- To implement the programmes on road maintenance and development drafted by the Ministry of Transport and Communications;
- To organize the development, modernisation and functioning of the network of the roads of national significance.
There are 21,241.141 km of state roads in Lithuania, their density in the country is 326.50 km of state roads per 1,000 sq. km of its territory and 6.32 km of roads per 1,000 of population. The majority of our roads (62.01 %) are asphalt-paved.
There are 6 European motorways crossing the country:
- E67 Via Baltica: Helsinki–Tallinn–Riga–Panevėžys–Kaunas–Warsaw–Wroclaw–Prague,
- E28: Berlin–Gdansk–Kaliningrad–Marijampole–Prienai–Vilnius–Minsk,
- E77: Pskov–Riga–Šiauliai–Kaliningrad–Warsaw–Krakow–Budapest,
- E85: Klaipeda–Kaunas–Vilnius–Lida–Cernovcy–Bucharest–Alexandroupoli,
- E262: Kaunas–Utena–Daugavpils–Rezekne–Ostrov,
- E272: Klaipėda–Palanga–Šiauliai–Panevėžys–Vilnius.
For more information, please refer to the LRA website: http://lakd.lrv.lt/en/