Arbitration court to open Blanka tunnel case next week

An arbitration court is to open the case of the Blanka tunnel complex on January10, Prague’s deputy mayor Jiri Nouza told the ctk news agency on Friday. The tunnel was to have been finished and opened to traffic this year but in December the construction firm Metrostav halted further work over unpaid fees. Meanwhile Prague City Hall said it could not transfer the money after having found that the contracts signed with Metrostav may be legally invalid. The arbitration court is to rule on the validity of the contracts.