Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic has opened a finished construction of the 2nd stage of realignment of Road I/38 in Mladá Boleslav and in Kosmonosy (Mladá Boleslav, Debř - tř. V. Klementa) on October 31st, 2005. Its length is 2.32 km and construction costs reached 367,6 mil. CZK.
On October 27th, 2005 Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic put into operation a new section of road connecting Liberec and Jablonec n. Nisou. Total costs for the 1.85-km-long section of Road I/14 reached 1,200 million CZK.
On October 25th 2005, Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic will festively open the realignment of Road No. I/7 in section Křimov - Hora Sv. Šebestiána, which is a crucial road connection of Prague and the German city of Chemnitz. The construction started in November 2003, its length is 5.74 km, and construction costs reached 661 million CZK.
Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic has festively opened the continuation of Motorway D1 Praha - Brno - Vyškov on October 24th. Development of section Vyškov - Vrchoslavice started in 2001, total costs for the construction reached ca. 6,000 million CZK. The new section will help Zlín and it will lead prospectively up to Ostrava.
Road and Motorway Directorate festively commenced the realization of project "R4 Crossing I/20 Nová Hospoda" on September 22nd, 2005. This construction will considerably improve traffic situation on the current level crossing of roads No. I/4 and I/20. At the same time, it is an ending of Expressway R4 from Prague with a direct link to the four-lane road I/20 to Písek. The construction in the length of 0.8 km will cost ca. 1,100 thousand CZK and it should be put into operation around the end of 2007.
On July 21st 2005 Road and Motorway Directorate festively commenced realization of the project of Expressway R6 in section Prague - Pavlov in the length of 10.4 km. This construction will significantly improve traffic near Prague in the area of Hostivice, as well as in the direction to Karlovy Vary and the German border.
Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic festively commenced the construction of border bridge on section 0807/II of Motorway D8 on December 13th, 2004. The bridge was the last component the construction of which had not started yet on the entire motorway from Ústí nad Labem to German borders. The opening of the entire section 0807 is planned for the end of the year 2006. The construction will be financed partially from SFDI and from the EIB credit.
Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech republic has finished construction of a 5.85-km-long section of road I/20 Písek, 7th construction. This section has been put into operation on November 15, 2004. The construction of the by-pass began in March 2003 and total costs of its realization reached 1,050 million CZK. The original date of its putting into operation was scheduled for June 2005.
Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech republic has finished the construction of the new section (3.24-km-long) of road No. I/44 - the by-pass of Postřelmov. The section will be put into operation on November 3, 2004. The construction began in December 2002 and total costs were 389.4 million CZK.
On November 2, 2004 the construction of section 0807 of Motorway D8 "Trmice - state borders" was festively commenced. The construction is divided into ten parts, out of which only one (border bridge) is not in construction. Four constructions were the subject of the commencement and three out of those are co-financed from European Union funds. Also, one tube of the tunnel Panenská (2 km) was tunneled.
Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic put into operation a 1.25-km-long section of road I/27 Tyršův Sad - Sukova Street (1st construction) in Plzeň on November 1, 2004. Construction began in August 2002 and the total cost of the realization reached 487 million CZK (387 million - EIB credit).
On October 26, 2004 Road and Motorway Directorate will open next section of Expressway R48, which is a part of international route E462. The road will significantly improve the traffic connection on the route of the 6th Trans-European Traffic Corridor of the TEN Network. It should also contribute to the decrease of accident rate and to the improvement of environment.
On October 7, 2004 was festively opened the first section of Motorway D3 north of the town of Tábor. Section Chotoviny - Čekanice is 4.3 km long and consists of construction No. 0306 Chotoviny - Stoklasná Lhota (3.28 km) and construction No. 0306 IIB Stoklasná Lhota - Čekanice (1.02 km). The connecting Čekanice Bridge in the length of 474 m (construction 0306 IIC) and a 540-metre-long section from the Čekanice Bridge to the completed by-pass of Tábor (construction 0306 IID) will transfer the traffic to bi-directional lanes in November 2004. The Čekanice Bridge, which has for years been in a half profile, will finally get its twin.