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Highways do not solve problems in hunger valleys

Recent analysis says that districts also need quality human capital, but the transport minister questions the results. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Jul 2017, at 14:27

D1 highway, illutsrative stock photo

Svrčinovec-Skalité D3-motorway stretch openedPhoto

The D3-highway section in Žilina Region, leading to the Polish border, was unveiled this weekend. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jun 2017, at 14:22

L-R: Žilina Region Governor Juraj Blanár, Transport Minister Árpád Érsek and EC representative to Slovakia, Dušan Chrenek, opening the D3 Svrčinovec-Skalité section on June 10.

Transport Minister taps foundation stone of Prešov bypass

By tapping the foundation stone, Transport Minister Árpád Érsek symbolically launched the construction of the Prešov West-Presov South D1-highway section. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. May 2017, at 22:28

Transport Minister Árpád Érsek (5L) tapped the foundation stone of the new Prešov bypass May 30, accompanied by local, regional and national officials.

Construction firm remains unpunished for tax evasion

Tax officers claim they prepared a criminal complaint, but it has not been sent to the police. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. May 2017, at 14:28

Miroslav Remeta

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

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