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    Reference: 20120166
    Release date: 9 October 2013

    Promoter – Financial Intermediary

    The project promoter is the Slovak Republic and is being implemented by the Slovak National Highway Company: Narodna dialnicna spolocnost, a. s.(NDS).



    Major project under "NDP Framework Loan II" (2006-0030). The project consists of the construction of approximately 11.2km of a new dual carriageway motorway section, as part of the D1 motorway, between Fricovce and Svinia in eastern Slovakia.


    The D1 motorway is part of the core road, trans-European transport network (TEN-T) that runs west-east in Slovakia connecting Bratislava, Zilina, Presov and Kosice to the border with Ukraine. The motorway section is configured as a dual 2-lane motorway with central reservation, emergency lanes and soft verges across a standard platform width totalling 26.5m. The project Fricovce - Svinia includes 15 bridges / viaducts of approximately 2.8km total length, over 4km of retaining walls and 3.5km of noise barriers. There are no interchanges, service areas or maintenance centres proposed on the section.



    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)

    EUR 15 million

    Total cost (Approximate amount)

    EUR 131 million

    Environmental aspects

    The project was included in the Operational Transport Programme 2007-2013 for Slovakia, which falls within the scope of the SEA Directive 2001/42/EC. The project is a class of development that is included under Annex I of the EIA Directive 85/337/EEC (as amended) and an EIA was undertaken. Positive environmental decisions have been issued by the national competent authorities. The projects effect on NATURA 2000 sites (if any significant) will be assessed at appraisal.


    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 2004/18/EC and Dir. 2007/66/EC, with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.


    Approved - 6/12/2013


    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).

    Related tags

    Slovakia Transport