MOTORWAYS AND EXPRESS ROADS IN POLAND The Report of the Ministry of Infrastructure published on 8 November this year (as at 28.10.2011r.) shows that 1380 of national roads are currently under construction or modification. The works on the construction of new routes mainly refer to:
motorways (643 km),
express roads (631 km)
by-passes (86 km).
In total 29 motorway sections, 43 express roads sections and 12 by-passes on national roads are under construction. Since 16 November 2007 1440,7 km were opened to traffic, including motorways (298.6km), express roads (442.6 km), by-passes (152,9 km) and modified roads (546,6km).
Motorways: 298.6 km
A1 Rusocin – Swarożyn (25 km)
A1 Swarożyn – Nowe Marzy (65 km)
A1 Nowe Marzy – Toruń (62,4 km)
A1 Maciejów – Sośnica (6 km)
A1 Sośnica – Bełk (15,4 km)
A1 Bełk – Świerklany (Bełk – Rowień section (7,5 km)(opened on 15.12.2010) (Rowień- Świerklany section (6,6 km) opened on 22.04.2011) (14,1 km)
A1 węzeł Sośnica at the crossing of A1 and A4 motorways (2,2 km)
A2 Motorway by-pass of Stryków (Stryków I – Stryków II interchange with the connection to the national road no 14, totalling 4.6 km) (1,7 km)
A4 Zgorzelec – Wykroty (22 km)
A4 Wykroty – Krzyżowa (29,4 km)
A4 Kraków – Szarów (19,9 km)
A8 connection of Kobierzyce to Lotnisko interchange (Kobierzyce - to A4 (7 km) opened on 30.12.2010 r.) (A4 – Lotnisko interchange (7,4 km) opened on 5.05.2011) (14.4 km)
A8 bridge in the by-pass of Wrocław (1.8 km) 14. A8 Lotnisko interchange – Pawłowice interchange (19,3 km)
From 16 November 2007 until 5 October 2011 agreements were concluded for1950,7 km of motorways, express roads and by-passes. 36 projects for motorway construction (totalling 783,6 km) were performed in the traditional system (615.3 km), and in the Public-Private Partnership system (168,3 km). The agreements concluded for express roads, by-passes and major road modifications concerned 97 projects, totalling 1167.1 km.
Fig 1. Progress of performance of express roads and motorways network in the scope of the national Roads Construction programme for the years 2008 – 2012 – as at 15 November 2010 (source: Information on Projects on National Roads – Ministry of Infrastructure) Detailed information:Report on projects on National Roads of 28.10.2011