D4 motorway (Slovakia)

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D4 Motorway
Diaľnica D4
 ‎  in operation  ‎  in planning
Route information
Length: 3 km (2 mi)
Planned: 33 km (21 mi)
Major junctions
From: A6 A6 in Austria
  D2 D2 near Jarovce, Bratislava
To: D1 D1
Regions: Bratislava Region
Major cities: Bratislava
Highway system

D4 is a motorway in southwestern Slovakia. The planned highway is commonly referred to as the Bratislava bypass. Currently there is only a short stretch from Austrian border at Jarovce to the junction with D2 (part of the former D61), opened in 1998. There are plans to extend it to the motorway D1 between Bratislava and Senec in order to create a southern bypass of Bratislava, where it will junction with R7 as well. Construction of the highway started in 1996.

Currently there are:

  • 3 km in operation
  • 30 km planned


The connecting motorway on the Austrian side, Nordost Autobahn A6 was opened on 19 November 2007. The highway connects the border with Slovakia to the Ost Autobahn A4. Its opening connected the country of Slovakia to the European highway network, until 2007 Slovakia was connected only through the Czech Republic and Hungary.[1]

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