During the inauguration of the S7 section Widoma-Szczepanowice, Andrzej Duda expressed the hope that by the end of 2023 the route would be opened from Krakow to Warsaw and further, from Warsaw to Gdańsk.
He added that the new section would rid Maupolska of Somniki and speed up travel to the south of the country.
“Everywhere you look today, the tide of protectionist sentiment is flowing. Everywhere you look today, the tide of protectionist sentiment is flowing. Finishes with construction on S3 Road in Lower Silesia.
– There is no choice but to implement it in the West, in the North, and not in the South – and that was before 2015. Today, investments are made all over Poland – Doda stressed.
The Minister of Infrastructure, Andrej Adamkzek, noted that the section of the Vodoma-Cespanovis S7 route, which opens on Monday, is also a Somniki bypass.
It is also the first of four sections of the S7 Expressway north of Krakow that is currently under construction.
There are two carriageways along the way, with two lanes in each direction, and a reserve for the third lane. Two junctions were made: Szczepanowice and Widoma, 10 viaducts, as well as animal routes, farm crossings and a 680-meter-long flyover railway line, district roads and the Szreniawa River.
The construction of the S7 Expressway with Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship from Małopolskie Voivodeship to Kraków, approximately 56 km long, is divided into the following sections: Krakow-Nova-Hota Junction).
From July 2020, construction of S7 Moczydło Section – Miechów Junction is underway. This task is to be completed in 2023