EuroVelo 5

EuroVelo 5
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Investments are currently focusing on four EuroVelo5 projects, against the backdrop of EuroCyclo:

  • Between Escanaffles and Ruien
  • Between Russeignies and Ronse
  • Between Ronse and Ellezelles
  • In Lessines

Escanaffles – Ruien

Development of a greenway link connecting the town of Ruien to the Pays des Collines RAVeL line covering a distance of 3.6km. A footbridge has also been built spanning the Rhosnes River. The footbridge was completed in early November 2021. The roadworks can now be carried out.

Total budget : 300 000 € excl. VAT
ERDF contribution : 150 000€ excl. VAT

IMPASSABLE

Work due to be completed: Spring 2022

Partner :
IDETA

  • Escanaffles - Ruien

    A footbridge spanning the Rhosnes River.

    Escanaffles - Ruien

Russeignies – Ronse

Development of a greenway link covering more than 2km. The expropriation procedure is underway to allow the Walloon Region to complete the development work to carry on the cycle route already created by the town of Ronse. The RAVeL network currently has a diversion through a northern section, which makes the route passable.

Total budget : 200 000 € excl. VAT
ERDF contribution : 0 € excl. VAT

PASSABLE via a diversion on a paved road north of the direct section

Work due to be completed: end of 2023

Partner :
SPW DG01

  • Russeignies - Ronse

    Development of a greenway link covering more than 2km.

    Russeignies - Ronse
  • Russeignies - Ronse

    Development of a greenway link covering more than 2km.

    Russeignies - Ronse

Ronse-Ellezelles: site of the Beaufaux Bridge

Development of a greenway link under the Beaufaux bridge. This work involves going through the bridge cavity, which is currently blocked, so that bikes can cycle directly under the bridge. At the moment, cyclist have to get off their bike and use one staircase on the Walloon side and another staircase on the Flemish side. Calls for tender for the works are underway for work to begin in early 2022.

Total budget : 460 000 € excl. VAT
ERDF contribution : 230 000€ excl. VAT

PASSABLE with the current situation, i.e. by using the stairs.

Work due to be completed: December 2022

Partners :
SPW-DG01, Prov. Oost-Vlanderen

  • Pont du Beaufaux

    Development of a greenway link under the Beaufaux bridge (Ronse-Ellezelles).

    End of the works  30/06/2021

    Pont du Beaufaux

Lessines

Securing a dedicated cycle route and building a bridge for cyclists over the Dender. Lessines is the point at which the Pays des Collines RAVeL network joins the Dender RAVeL network. The development of this junction point will mean that the EV5 can safely and easily continue towards Grammont.

Total budget : 420 000 € excl. VAT
ERDF contribution : 210 000€ excl. VAT

PASSABLE

Work due to be completed: Summer 2023

Partner :
SPW-DG02

  • Development of a bicycle footbridge over the Dendre and a connection between the RAVeL des Collines and the RAVeL de la Dendre

    Work due to be completed: Summer 2023