Release date: 20 May 2014
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
The project promoter is the Slovak National Highway Company: Narodna dialnicna spolocnost, a. s.(NDS). NDS is the responsible authority for the development of motorways and expressways in Slovakia. The company is fully owned and managed by the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development. NDS staff will oversee the administration of the works and supervision of contracts. After construction, the motorway will remain the property of the Slovak Republic.
The project consists of the construction of a new 18.5 km section of the D1 motorway between Jánovce and Jablonov in Slovakia. The project lies on the TEN-T Core Network Corridor. The project has been submitted for allocation of the corresponding EIB loan approved within the NDP Framework Loan (CA 09/595).
The D1 motorway, once fully complete, will connect in an east-west orientation from Bratislava via Žilina, Prešov, Košice and the Slovakia/Ukraine border. The project is identified on the TEN-T core road network and is part of the Rhine-Danube core network corridor
- Transport - Transportation and storage
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 70 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 220 million
The project was included in the Operational Transport Programme 2007-2013 for Slovakia, which falls within the scope of the strategic environmental assessment Directive 2001/42/EC. The project is a class of development that is included under Annex I of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive 2011/92/EU and subject to full procedure. No Natura 2000 site, as defined under Directives 2009/147/EC (birds) and 92/43/EEC (habitats), is directly crossed. Environment and nature conservation decisions have been issued by the national competent authorities.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directive 2004/17/EC and Directive 2007/66/EC), with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.
Approved - 25/07/2014
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).