Prague’s Libeň Bridge reopened to cars and trams on Saturday morning. It
had been closed for around a month to all except pedestrians around a month
ago over safety concerns. However, a report by the Technical Administration
of Communications judged that the bridge, which dates from 1928, could be
While the experts said the structure was capable of carrying vehicles of up to 11 tonnes, a limit of 6 tonnes is being imposed.
A footbridge in Prague’s Troja district collapsed in December, injuring four people, two seriously.
Public Private Partnerships have had a short and not very glorious history in the Czech Republic as a means of financing major infrastructure projects. But so-called PPPs now appear back in fashion with the Ministry of Transport plotting the use of private capital to pave the way for one major highway.
Although winter months are still ahead, two bike sharing firms in the Czech capital are gearing up in the fight for customers. Home-grown firm Rekola, known for its pink bike frames on the market for more than five years, faces a battle against Chinese newcomer OFO, whose yellow bikes were tested in a pilot run in Prague 7 just recently.
Demonstrations held in 11 cities over election of Communist MP Ondráček to chairman post
National Museum discovers fake gems in its collection
Czech Republic caught up in plastic waste disposal crisis in Europe
President Zeman’s Chinese advisor arrested
Growing concern over plight of leading Chinese investor in the Czech Republic