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Sk8 billion allocated for D1 motorway

SPENDING on the construction of the D1 motorway and speedways R1 and R2 will reach Sk11.6 billion (€297 million) this year. Of this sum, Sk8 billion (€200 million) has been allocated for the D1 highway, the SITA news agency wrote.

According to a Transport Ministry report, total expenditures on the construction of highways and speedways should reach Sk16.1 billion (€412 million) based on a preliminary plan from the national highway company, Národná dialničná spoločnosť.

The report also stated that the Transport Ministry plans to finish a 3.9-kilometre-long highway section connecting the Viedenská Cesta and the Prístavný most in Bratislava and the 7.4-kilometre-long Beluša - Sverepec highway section near Považská Bystrica by the end of November this year.

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