Repairs on Prague’s Negrelli Viaduct are half a year behind schedule, completion pushed to mid-2020
Negrelli Viaduct in Prague 8 via Raymond Johnston

Repairs on Prague’s Negrelli Viaduct are half a year behind schedule, completion pushed to mid-2020

Repairs to Prague’s Negrelli Viaduct, which will help link the center to Prague Airport, will take six months longer than planned. The renovation of Prague’s Negrelli Viaduct is about half finished, but six months behind schedule. The CZK 1.44 billion project should be completed in the middle of next year. The delay is due to the landmark structure being in worse condition than originally was thought. The railway viaduct is part of the planned route to speed up the journey from the city center to Václav Havel Airport Prague. "The renovated viaduct will allow the introduction of a 60 kilometer per hour track speed and will contribute to a significant increase in the flow and number of trains being dispatched,” Transport Minister Vladimír Kremlík (for ANO) said at a press conference. Work on the viaduct began in April 2017. Repairs were planned to start in 2010 but had been delayed several times for financial reasons. via Raymond Johnston Kremlík and Tomáš Koranda, head of the construction company Hochtief, which is involved in the construction, said the new completion date will be June 1, 2020. About 1.5 kilometers of the viaduct have been repaired so far. The work includes the complete…

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