In Finland, the terrain and weather conditions are demanding. The terrain varies and can present significant challenges for construction, and the Finnish winter is long.
In addition, it is best to implement the construction of the fence through multiple, reasonably-sized contracts, and it is not just a matter of building a road and a fence, but also of installing technical surveillance apparatus.
Also, and before anything else can be done, there all hundreds of property owners within the border zone who must be contacted and notified in accordance with the Border Guard Act.
Finally, a lot of time must also be reserved for the project’s tendering process. Due to all of these factors, the construction will take several years.