Expressway S51 (Poland)

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Expressway S51
Droga ekspresowa S51
Route information
Length 25 km (16 mi)
Major cities Olsztyn
Highway system
National roads in Poland

Expressway S51 or Express road S51 is a major road in Poland which connects Olsztyn with the express road S7 in Olsztynek. The length will be 25 km (16 mi) and is going to lay entirely in the Warmian-Masurian voivodeship. The majority of Expressway S51 will shadow the current national road 51. In September 2012 the part of the expressway forming the 12 km (7.5 mi) bypass of Olsztynek and its connection to the S7 expressway was opened to traffic whilst the finishing works to this stretch of the expressway were done over October 2012. In December 2017 the full section of expressway between Olstzynek and Olsztyn opened to traffic

Express road S51 has been continuously part of Polish plans for express roads network since 2004.[1] In February 2008 the Olsztyn division of GDDKIA revealed the construction project of expressway S51. This expressway is to be constructed between 2010 and 2012 and also was included in the Operational Program of Infrastructure and the Environment.