News on highway developments in Slovakia

Highway company has to return more than €115 million to the state

It violated rules while constructing four sections of the D1 and D3 highway.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Nov 2020, at 11:40

The construction of the D1 highway stretch between Lietavská Lúčka and Dubná Skala in March 2019.

BUSINESS FOCUS: Coronavirus crisis accelerates new trends in the logistics real estate sector

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, new tender for a highway toll system and the still incomplete cross-country highway are among the highlights of the latest Business Focus.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2020, at 11:20

Interior of the warehouse in P3 park in Bruck an der Leitha.

Highways do not solve every regional traffic problem

The previous management of the Transport Ministry failed to remedy many deficiencies. Observers hope the current one will fare better.Radka Minarechová, 5. Oct 2020, at 6:30

The 30-kilometre stretch of the long-awaited Bratislava ring road was recently opened.

Slovakia gears up for a new highway toll system

The controversial contract for the current system will terminate at the end of 2022.Jana Liptáková, 28. Sep 2020, at 14:05

Trucks have been paying for kilometres driven on selected roads across Slovakia for 10 years.

Matovič wants to make blocking of highways a crime

He praised farmers last year, but reprimands fitness trainers now.Roman Cuprik, 26. May 2020, at 14:01


Construction of the highway bridge across Danube continues

Take a look at the pictures from the site.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Feb 2020, at 13:59


Police investigate Višňové tunnel

The previous constructor considers the operation pointless.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Dec 2019, at 14:06

The Tunnel operation

Slovakia will introduce a new type of highway vignette

Drivers will be able to buy a 365-day e-sticker in 2020.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 21:41

The Transport Ministry will introduce a 365-day motorway vignette in February 2020

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