News on highway developments in Slovakia

Highway between Bratislava and Trnava should be widened in 2028

Widening lanes between Bratislava and Trnava solved the big onrush of vehicles, but there are doubts about safety.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Aug 2019, at 22:01

Illustrative stock photo

Serious accident at the cross-country highway leaves 12 injured

The D1 highway was closed for hours after the accident.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Jul 2019, at 21:22


Charges have been brought in the Bratislava ring road case

Contaminated soil was allegedly used in the construction.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Apr 2019, at 22:27

Reminder for all drivers: The yearly highway vignettes expire today

The prices of stickers have not changed, drivers can also buy them online.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jan 2019, at 14:07

Illustrative stock photo

The longest highway tunnel in Slovakia is finally bored through

Drivers wont be able to drive through it though until 2022.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Sep 2018, at 5:59

Western portal of the Višňové tunnel

Price of highway stickers remains unchanged in Slovakia

Slovakia has not changed the price of annual highway stickers since 2011.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Sep 2018, at 22:37

First Višňové tunnel's tube drilled

But the deadline for the completion of the entire highway section is expected to be postponed.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Aug 2018, at 12:09


Construction on Triblavina highway junction resumed

Construction resumed on August 7, 2018, leading to some limitations for drivers on their way to Bratislava.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Aug 2018, at 22:53

Works on the Triblavina highway junction resumed August 7.

Slovaks get a bumpy ride due to road quality

In a survey based on the inhabitants’ views, not on factual findings, Slovakia came 73rd and Rwanda, India and Oman were judged to have better roads.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jul 2018, at 15:06

The opened section of Blatné highway junction, November 27, 2017.

Construction of the longest tunnel in Slovakia gets complicated

Érsek considers delays in construction of the cross-country highway to be unacceptable.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jun 2018, at 22:18

Western portal of the Višňové tunnel

Construction of Bratislava ring road has still not fully started

Meeting the deadline for its completion in 2020 is questionable.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Apr 2018, at 0:09

Construction of the D4/R7 ring road will limit also cyclists.

The D1 highway will be finished in 2026 at the earliest

The original deadline for finishing the D1 highway, 2020, has long been unrealistic.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Apr 2018, at 22:37

Landslide during construction of the highway near Šútovo in 2013.

Construction permit issued for changed design of D1 Triblavina junction

The delayed construction should start in summer 2018.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Mar 2018, at 22:52

In March 2017, the project of Triblavina junction caused protests in the Vajnory borough of Bratislava.

IFP: Construction of R1 dual carriageway contributed to fall in unemployment

The better road infrastructure also contributed to the growth of tourism.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Mar 2018, at 0:49

The R1 stretch from Nitra to Banská Bystrica

Minister Érsek: Bratislava ring-road project will be delayed

The much-awaited Bratislava ring road project to ease hefty traffic jams has been delayed from its very beginning, including building permits requested by the Transport Ministry.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Jan 2018, at 13:30

The future Bratislava ring-road, illustrative stock photo

No new highways this year

The cross-country D1 highway from Bratislava to Košice may be completed in 2026 at the earliest25. Jan 2018, at 11:17

Construction of the D1 highway near Lietavská Lúčka

Traffic jams on D1 near Bratislava to continue

The D1 highway will be broadened into eight lines, causing more traffic jams.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Nov 2017, at 13:40

The already opened part of the Blatné junction near Bratislava.

People can follow highway construction progress

Non-governmental think-tank creates a map offering information about construction deadlines and current stages.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Nov 2017, at 13:42

Inspections show Svrčinovec-Skalité D3 stretch will be delayed by six months.