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News on highway developments in Slovakia

New section of R2 express double-carriageway near Zvolen opens

The highway should reduce traffic in nearby villages. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2017, at 13:57

The ceremonial opening of R2 express double-carriageway section Zvolen-Pstruša

Parliament approves changes to expropriation

Some opposition MPs call the amendments for expropriating land unconstitutional. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. May 2017, at 13:47

The construction of the Bratislava ring road was symbolically launched in October 2016.

Minister: Highway from Bratislava to Košice might be completed by 2025

The opposition pointed out that the completion date for the highway has changed a number of times. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. May 2017, at 14:27

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek

Transport minister proposes quicker expropriation

Neither the opposition nor experts knew about the change that is expected to become effective on May 15. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. May 2017, at 14:08

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek

Drivers should prepare for major road works on the D1 highway

The closures will last from the morning of April 29 until the evening of April 30. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. Apr 2017, at 14:38

Woman killed by excavator at highway construction site

A car was crushed at the construction site of the longest D1 highway tunnel. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Apr 2017, at 6:00

Fatal accident in Višňové tunnel.

Contract signed for construction of highway near Prešov

A very complicated stretch of highway finally gets a contract acceptable to all involved parties. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Apr 2017, at 14:01

Signing the agrrement of Prešov highway section: Transport Minister Árpád Érsek (2L), NDS CEO Ján Ďurišin and Eurovia SK CEO Róbert Šinály.

Construction works limit highway near SenecPhoto

Construction works to extend a road close to Bratislava started on April 1, to last for eight months, and limiting the number of lanes available on the highway. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Apr 2017, at 14:16

Speed is limited in the D1 highway section near Blatné (Senec area) due to construction works.

Completion of D1 Bratislava-Košice highway still far away

Future financing of highway construction remains in question. Jana Liptáková ,14. Feb 2017, at 7:10

Section of D1 highway between Bratislava and Trnava.

The Prešov bypass project will not change

The Transport Ministry does not consider it advantageous. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Feb 2017, at 22:47

Prešov suffers from traffic jams.

Construction of D3 highway near Čadca has started

The road costing €239 million is expected to help both the town and the region. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Jan 2017, at 22:49

First passage of the Žilina tunnel drilled through

It should be possible to drive along the whole road by October 2018 at the latest. Compiled by Spectator staff ,6. Dec 2016, at 22:39

The first tube of the Žilina tunnel.

NDS inks the contract for the construction of disputed stretch of the D3

The stretch is supposed to improve north-south traffic flow. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Nov 2016, at 23:00

Illustrative stock photo

Despite doubts about high price, D3 highway section got green light

In the upcoming days, Transport Minister Árpád Érsek is to sign the construction of the D3 highway section that will be as expensive as building a tunnel. He dismisses cartel suspicion and argues that nobody… Compiled by Spectator staff ,14. Nov 2016, at 14:35

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek

Main highway link to be widened

But more lanes may not solve traffic problems. Radka Minarechová ,14. Nov 2016, at 6:30

Traffic jams are an everyday reality for drivers.

The Supreme Court confirms construction cartel deal

The companies were fined in 2006 for making a deal concerning highway construction. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Nov 2016, at 13:29

Illustrative stock photo

Fines for driving on highways change

Drivers face several changes as of November. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Nov 2016, at 22:30

D1 highway, illutsrative stock photo

D1 will be extended, drivers may expect traffic jams

The traffic jams that drivers witness every day when entering Bratislava via the D1 will get worse before they get better. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Oct 2016, at 13:58

D1 highway, illutsrative stock photo

Érsek: Svrčinovec-Skalité highway stretch six months belated

The completion of the Svrčinovec-Skalité D3 highway stretch has been delayed by six months. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Sep 2016, at 14:11

The checking of Svrčinovec-Skalité D3 stretchfound delay of six months.

Audit Office checks NDS due to Triblavina

The Supreme Audit Office (NKÚ) will review the construction of the D1 crossroad Triblavina and its changed design. Compiled by Spectator staff ,22. Sep 2016, at 13:17

Triblavina junction is to be part of Bratislava ring road.

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