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2020 01 06
The Road Administration Saves Up 3.8 Million Euros of Budgetary Funds By Dispensing Entirely with Intermediation

In 2019, the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (hereafter – the Road Administration) managed to save up 3.8 million euros by taking over the administration of e-vignette distribution (hereafter – e-vignette). In 2019, distribution of e-vignettes cost 0.3...

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2020 01 02
Open Tender to Install Average Speed Cameras on 56 Road Sections

The Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (hereafter – the Road Administration) has invited an open international tender to install 112 average speed cameras (56 road sections) on state significance roads. Bids can be submitted until 12 February 2020.

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2019 12 19
The Utilization of the Road Maintenance and Development Programme Funds on 19 December 2019

According to the data of 19 December 2019, the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (hereafter referred to "the Road Administration") has already paid its contractors the sum of 464 million euros for state road administering, construction and maintenance works. Moreover, another 30...

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2019 12 17
Budgetary Cuts of Road Funds Resulted in the Decision of the Road Administration not to Invite Any Tenders in 2020

The Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (hereafter referred to as "the Road Administration") has signed contracts or is carrying out public procurement (evaluating tenders) for the allocated amount in 2020 to administer, construct and maintain state...

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2019 12 05
Contractors Dodge the Issue of Eliminating Defects

Due to contractors‘ delay, part of the defects identified during the state road quality audit last year will be eliminated only in 2020. As contractors do not agree to carry out works at their own expense, works will be purchased by the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (Road Administration). In case contractors refuse to cover the...

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2019 12 05
Inventory of Pedestrian and Bicycle Lane Network at the State Road Network Scheduled for 2020

The Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (the Road Administration) has started planning of the state road pedestrian and bicycle lane network. The inventory of the network shall be completed in 2020, which will result in compiling priority lists of the network‘s construction and...

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2019 11 29
Tunnel under Railway Opened in Plungė

An official opening ceremony of a tunnel viaduct under a railway level crossing has been held in Plungė. The railway crossing used to divide the city into two parts and to impede local and transit traffic. The construction of a tunnel viaduct will ensure smoother and more convenient movement of transport, will improve traffic safety and will reduce traffic jams.

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2019 11 15
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: Keep Sparking

On November 17 a social campaign Keep Sparking to remember those killed on the world‘s roads was held in three largest Lithuanian cities Vilnius, Klaipėda and Panevėžys. The focus of the current campaign is to arrange candles in the shape of a heart.

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2019 11 13
Road Šilutė–Rusnė Open to Traffic

Road No 206 Šilutė–Rusnė section from km 2.401 to 7.363 under reconstruction has been opened to traffic. Strengthening of the Rusnė causeway and road subgrade as well as road construction is one common project. The overhead is part of the project completed in May 2019.

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2019 10 31
A Newly Reconstructed Vilnius–Utena Road Section Open to Traffic

A new 4-km-long section of road A14 Vilnius–Utena (from km 16) has been reconstructed. The main road was widened from 2 to 4 traffic lanes and engineering traffic safety measures were implemented on the road.

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2019 10 28
Municipalities are Invited to Plan Traffic Organization on All Saints' and All Souls' Days

In the context of the coming All Saints' and All Souls' Days' period, the Lithuanian Road Administration under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (the Road Administration) invites municipalities to prepare in advance for increasing traffic flows.

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2019 10 18
Traffic Information Division Working in Winter Mode

Despite temporary warming, like every year, in October the Traffic Information Division (TID) of the Lithuanian Road Administration  under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (Road Administration) has already started working in winter mode. As usual, the Traffic Information Division will work 24 hours per day. However, more attention will be paid to road condition...

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