Highways, page 2

News on highway developments in Slovakia

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.

Blatné intersection will be opened one month earlier than expected

Drivers must prepare for certain limitations in late November.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Nov 2017, at 2:16

The section near Blatné

Višňové tunnel claims one life

It is one of the recent tragedies that have occurred at the construction site.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Nov 2017, at 5:50

Bratislava ring road is late

Construction works started later than expected, the completion date in question.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Sep 2017, at 12:50

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

The Ružomberok bypass will be late

Construction will be completed with a 4.5-year delay.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Aug 2017, at 12:55

The start of construction works on Čebrať tunnel in 2014

Traffic situation close to Bratislava may become tough

The planned construction work on the main highway in Slovakia may pose several challenges to drivers in near future.Radka Minarechová, 3. Aug 2017, at 17:30

Illustrative stock photo.

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 opened

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 Senec

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