Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Four bids submitted for second PPP highway project package

Four groups have tendered for the second package of public-private partnership (PPP) highway projects, covering construction and operation of the R1 dual carriageway stretches between Nitra and Tekovské Nemce.

Four groups have tendered for the second package of public-private partnership (PPP) highway projects, covering construction and operation of the R1 dual carriageway stretches between Nitra and Tekovské Nemce.

Announcing the response to the call for tenders, a spokesman for the Ministry of Transport, Post and Telecommunications, Marián Jánošík, did not reveal the names of the bidders. The deadline for submission of bids was the morning of November 12.

The tender cover three stretches of the R1 dual carriageway: Nitra-Selenec, Selenec-Beladice, and Beladice-Tekovské Nemce, with a total length of 47km; as well as the construction of a 5.7km-long northern bypass of Banská Bystrica. The estimated cost of the stretch between Nitra and Tekovské Nemce is Sk16.666 billion (€553.2 million), excluding VAT. Transport Minister Ľubomír Vážny said in September, that the department would like to sign a contract for the package by the end of 2008. 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.

Top stories

LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Blog: 5 things you should do on your visit to the north of Slovakia Photo

Here is a list of tips by an experienced tour guide - including things you have probably not tried before.

Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava