Slovakia has 20 kilometres of new highways

Three new stretches of highway were put into operation on December 11, the Pravda daily reported on December 12.

Three new stretches of highway were put into operation on December 11, the Pravda daily reported on December 12.

Construction of two of them was launched by the previous government of Mikuláš Dzurinda, while construction of the third was launched nine years ago.

The most important stretch is a 7.5-kilometre section from Hričovské Podhradie to Žilina-Strážov, which cost about Sk5.3 billion. It was built in a record short time of two years.

-SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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