Ovčiarsko Tunnel

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Ovčiarsko Tunnel is a highway tunnel in northern Slovakia near Žilina, on the D1 highway, which is now under construction. The tunnel will be 2,367 m There was driven an exploration gallery from 1996 to 1998. Originally, this tunel should be build with all southern Žilina´s bypass between 2010 and 2014 as an PPP project. But the new´s Iveta Radičova´s executive in summer 2010 canceled it and made a decision to be financed by EU funds and state budget. The construction started in July 2014 and the nord tube was pierced in April 2016. Perforation of the south tube is planned in July 2016. The general costructor of this tunel is Uranpres.

The opening date of the tunnel is 09/2018.

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Coordinates: 49°12′58″N 18°39′51″E / 49.21611°N 18.66417°E / 49.21611; 18.66417