2022-09-23Travellers and Drivers Day: everyone has a duty to follow the traffic rules and respect each other on the road
On September 25, Sunday, the Travellers and Drivers Day is celebrated in Lithuania. It is intended to remind everyone about respect for each other on the road, to think if we, every one of us, behave properly on the road, if we care about our safety and the safety of others while participating in traffic.
2022-09-20Preparation of the pre-project solutions of the road from Garliava to Prienai begins
The contract for the preparation of pre-project solutions for the reconstruction of the section between the kilometres 11.60 and 31.10 (19.5 km) of the State importance regional road No 130 Kaunas-Prienai-Alytus has entered into force. The designers of the State Enterprise Lithuanian Road Administration must prepare and submit within 8 months the reconstruction pre-project solutions. The value of the concluded contract is almost 223 thousand euros.
2022-09-09Autumn road hazards – wild animals
As autumn sets in, animal migration increases, and the mating season begins, animal behaviour changes – they become less timid and less cautious. Drivers should be particularly attentive at this time of year, as collisions with wild animals are one of the most common driving hazards, especially in countryside environments.
2022-09-07More than 3,000 road users repeated the rules of the road at “Traffic Safety Stops”
The campaign “Traffic Safety Stops”, organised by the State Enterprise Lithuanian Road Administration (hereinafter – Road Administration) for the third year in a row, has finished its tour around Lithuania. The month-long campaign took place in 98 towns, villages and settlements in Lithuania, with more than 3,000 people taking part.
2022-09-05A contractor is sought to improve two sections of the cycle path in Neringa from Smiltyne to Juodkrante
A public tender is announced for the improvement of two sections of the pedestrian and cycle path in Neringa, from Smiltyne to Juodkrante (sections 2.104 km to 2.956 km and from 2.956 km to 15.567 km). It is expected that, following procurement procedures, the contract for the works will be ready to be signed in the fourth quarter of 2022.
2022-08-31Smart wildlife alert system for drivers
The Lithuanian Road Administration (hereinafter – the Road Administration) together with scientists are currently testing a new roadside wildlife information device on the section of the national national road No.140 Kaunas-Zapyškis-Šakiai from 41 to 43 km (from Kaunas).
2022-08-28A tender for another section of “Via Baltica” is announced
The State Enterprise Lithuanian Road Administration announced a public procurement for the reconstruction of the section of the main road A5 Kaunas-Marijampolė-Suvalkai (“Via Baltica”) from 72.50 km to 85 km. Following successful procurement procedures, work is expected to start in the first quarter of 2023.
2022-08-24Cooperation between VILNIUS TECH and the State Enterprise Lithuanian Road Administration: improving the image of road engineers
On 23 August, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH) and the Lithuanian Road Administration signed a cooperation agreement aimed not only at promoting the engineering profession among the members of the society, but also at closer contact between studies, science and practice, by publicizing and training specialists in road construction and engineering, by organizing scientific conferences and seminars, and by organising internships for VILNIUS TECH students.
2022-08-02Information on all electric vehicle charging stations in one database
A registration system for operators of public electric vehicle charging stations and the charging stations managed by them is now in place, where operators of electric vehicle charging station infrastructures are invited to register data on public and semi-public charging stations.
Currently, the Road Administration has already received close to 30 requests with applications. Information is published and regularly updated on https://ev.lakd.lt
2022-07-29“Traffic Safety Stops” campaign invites people to stop and remember the rules of road safety
The Traffic Safety Stops organised by the Lithuanian Road Administration (hereinafter – the Road Administration) start their tour around Lithuania. This year, from 1 August to 2 September, 98 Traffic Safety Stops will be open in different cities and towns across the country, where the Road Administration’s road safety experts will interact with visitors on various road safety topics.