National roads in Poland
National road (Polish: Droga krajowa) in Poland refers to a public trunk road controlled by the Polish central government authority, the General Directorship of National Roads and Motorways (Polish: Generalna Dyrekcja Dróg Krajowych i Autostrad). Other types of roads in Poland are under the control of entities at voivodeship, powiat and gmina levels: voivodeship roads, powiat roads and gmina roads.
National roads network
National roads include:
- motorways and expressways and other roads that are planned to be upgraded to motorways or expressways
- International E-road network
- roads connecting the national road network
- roads to or from border crossings
- roads which are alternatives to toll roads
- beltways of major cities and metropolitan areas
- roads of military importance
Currently there are 97 national roads in Poland (1–68, 70–98). Since 1 January 2014, there are new national roads: 89, 95, 96 and 97. In 2011 the total length was 18,801 km (11,680 mi). According to national roads state report of 2008 by GDDKiA 1/4 of national roads are capable of handling 11,5 tonnes per axle loads. Due to new regulation of General Director of National Roads and Motorways there is no longer national road 69.
List of national roads
Polish national roads network consist of following roads, as of July 22, 2016:
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