Major tram and road repairs set to disrupt Prague traffic through summer season

Drivers in the capital face several traffic restrictions due to road and bridge repairs and the construction and repairs of tram lines. Staff

Written by Staff Published on 06.07.2023 13:00:00 (updated on 06.07.2023) Reading time: 2 minutes

Traffic restrictions are set to impact drivers in Prague during the holiday season, as road and bridge repairs, as well as the construction and repairs of tram lines, are underway, the city of Prague confirmed in a news release.

Some of the most significant projects include the reconstruction of the Barrandov Bridge, Průmyslova Street, and K Žižkovu Street. These repairs will affect traffic flow and require drivers to navigate single lanes instead of the usual two.

The Technical Communications Administration (TSK) and the municipality have provided detailed information at to keep the public informed about the ongoing road work.

The projects are expected to last until the end of the holidays, with completion dates ranging from August to October. Drivers are advised to plan their routes accordingly and expect delays in the affected areas.

Notable roadworks include the reconstruction of the Barrandov Bridge, which is currently underway and scheduled to finish by the end of the holidays. Additionally, Průmyslova Street is undergoing repairs that will last until the end of the holidays, with drivers only able to use half of the road in both directions.

The reconstruction of K Žižkovu Street is set to begin on July 11 and continue until October 19. Road and sidewalk repairs have also commenced in Tuchoměřická, Nebušická streets, and náměstí Padlých, lasting until the end of the holidays.

Various other projects are in progress, such as the repair of Malešická Street until August 6 and the ongoing work on Komořanská Street, which is expected to last until the end of October.

In addition, construction of the tram line from Divoká Šárka to Dědin is causing traffic restrictions on Europa Street (a major thoroughfare leading to Prague's airport), with completion slated for mid-September. Tram services between Klamovka and Sídliště Řepy will be interrupted from July 15 to August 10, and trams will not run in Bělohorská Street between Vypich and Bílá Hora interchanges from August 21 to September 3.

To navigate these traffic restrictions, drivers are encouraged to stay informed about the ongoing projects and consider alternative routes.

The municipality's website also provides detailed information on each project, allowing drivers to plan their journeys accordingly. It is important to exercise patience and caution while traveling through the affected areas, as construction work may cause delays and temporary changes to traffic patterns, the city notes.

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