Connected bridge on the Sava near Gradiška

15.10.2021. / 13:20

GRADISKA – A new bridge near Gradiska has been officially connected, which connects BiH and Croatia across the Sava, and all works should be completed in the spring, is the message of domestic and foreign officials who attended the opening.

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Vojin Mitrović, the Minister of Communications and Transport of BiH, pointed out that the bridge is important for both sides and that it will give the wind in the back to the economy.

The bridge should be completed in May next year, and in the following year, in a year and a half, it will be opened to traffic.“, Said Mitrović.

Tomislav Mihotic, Croatia’s state secretary at the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, says this is, after Svilaj, a new link between the two countries.

This is also the connection to Western Europe. The access road on our side is worth about 40 million euros and should lead us to the Croatian highway network“, Said Mihotić and added that there are conditions for there to be one integrated border crossing on the side of BiH.

Matej Zakonjsek, the first man of the Permanent Secretariat of the Transport Community, pointed out that this bridge connects not only BiH and Croatia, but also the Western Balkans and the EU.

When it is open to traffic, we will see more than 2,000 vehicles every day. This will bring the economies of the two countries closer“, He said and added that this is also proof that BiH is connecting with the EU, which the Union wants.

They are also satisfied with the EU Delegation to BiH. The head of the Sector for Cooperation, Stefan Eloro, points out that the bridge is a link with the EU.

Two weeks ago, a bridge was opened in Svilaj, and now we are here. People and cultures connect. Everything is happening during the recovery from the pandemic, and this will support trade, the economy“, Elor pointed out and added that they continue to help BiH. Independent


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