Highways, page 2

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.

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