Traffic forecast July 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:13:00 AM

  • We expect congestion in areas where there are road closures due to roadworks.
  • Refurbishment works are underway on the Štajerska, Primorska, Dolenjska, and Gorenjska motorways and highways.
  • Due to the refurbishment works in the Golovec tunnel, all traffic is routed through the Eastern tube on the Ljubljana bypass. We expect congestion.
  • During refurbishment works in the Golovec tunnel, driving is prohibited for vehicles with a maximum permissible weight of over 3.5 tons on the eastern bypass. A diversion is arranged for them along the Northern Ljubljana bypass (H3).
  • The renovation of the Pomurje motorway between Murska Sobota and Turnišče will be until 30 October 2020.
  • Towards the end of the weeks in summer time, we expect more traffic from Austria to Croatia, and on Sundays and Mondays, in the opposite direction from Croatia to Austria.
  • During the tourist season, until the first weekend in September, the change of truck (HGV) limits above 7.5 tons is valid. More.
  • Traffic and passenger controls remain at border crossings; the border crossing rules have been changed at some checkpoints with neighbouring countries.
  • Set your daily routes on PROMET.SI and monitor travel times on the application
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Traffic and passenger controls remain at checkpoints at border crossings shared with neighbouring countries. Slovenian citizens coming from EU Member States or the Schengen area can also cross our border outside the control points.

All other persons can enter Slovenia only at specially designated border crossings. On these border crossings, waiting times in both directions also occasionally occur.

Real-time information on the flow of traffic through border crossings is available here, POLICE side.

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Limitation of freight traffic over 7.5 tons during the tourist season

From the last weekend in June to the first weekend in September

  • On Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; on the coastal motorways from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
  • on Sundays and public holidays from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; on the coastal motorways: on Sundays and public holidays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  

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We suggest look at the current weather forecast on the page: ARSO

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Special speed limits apply in road closure areas. Drivers are asked to strictly observe traffic signals and restrictions for their own safety and the safety of their passengers.

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All statements are based on plans or permits issued. In some cases, minor deviations may occur.
For the current situation on the road, visit PROMET.SI or use the DARS PROMET+ application.



Golovec tunnel on the Ljubljana bypass (A1)

From approximately 12 June to 16 August 2020.

The western tunnel tube is completely closed from 12 June until 16 August and all traffic will is routed through the other tube. The reconstruction works will be carried out 24 hours a day and every day of the week; DARS will ensure the least possible disturbance to the traffic flow on the Ljubljana ring road through continuous adjustment of the work barrier.

 Traffic for buses and vehicles with a total weight exceeding 3.5 t will be prohibited. Please observe the indicated restrictions when planning and carrying out extraordinary transport, as no changes to the described traffic regime will be possible.

The tunnel tube from the direction of Štajerska to Dolenjska will be closed to all traffic; two-way traffic for passenger vehicles and vehicles with a total permissible weight not exceeding 3.5t (the so-called vignette vehicles) will be routed through the adjacent tunnel tube. Vehicles whose maximum permissible weight exceeds 3.5 t will not be allowed to drive through.

Please observe the indicated restrictions when planning and carrying out extraordinary transport, as no changes to this traffic regime will be possible.

       Check travel and delay times through skozi Golovec.


Ljubljana – Dunajska cesta

Closed until August 30 2020 approximately.

Between Obvozna cesta and the railway crossing.


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At the Karavanke tunnel

The overtaking lane is closed due to the control of passengers from Austria to Slovenia.


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Main Road

Velenje - Arja vas, at Žalec motorway junction, obstructed traffic.

From Monday to Friday - obstructed traffic.

On Saturdays and Sundays, between 7 am and 7 pm, traffic runs alternately in one direction.
 Works will be open until August 8 2020.




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Between the Drnovo and Čatež (in both directions)

Will be by the end of July 2020.


Traffic is redirected to the already renovated roadway.


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Import Koper – center Slavček direction Portorož

                      Closed to 30 September 2020.


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Vučja vas - Murska Sobota - Lipovci - Turnišče

From 15 July 2020 (Wednesday) changed traffic signals on the A5.
  • Closed of both overtaking lanes;

  • closed of the Lipovci connection;

  • complete closed of the underpass on the regional road R1-235, Murska Sobota (Gaj) - Murska Sobota (connection);

  • additionally located construction connections;

  • speed limit changed to 60 km / h.

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, after 6:00 pm, they will start changing the flow of traffic. On the sections between Vučja vas and Turnišče. Directional carriageways will be separated from each other by side obstacle signs, and at the beginning of the crossings by a safety fence.

At the same time, the connection - Lipovci - will still be completely closed. The detour remains the same as in the previous phase. The same applies to temporary traffic regulations on state and local roads.

This phase of the closure is expected to until August 25, 2020.

Traffic during this closure will run in lanes 3.25 m wide.

Works by October 30, 2020.

Works - renovation of 11.2 km of directional carriageways of the Pomurje motorway. In addition to the motorway, the facilities on it and the Murska Sobota and Lipovci junctions will also be renovated.

More details on the purpose and course of the renovation are available at this link.

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