- Published: 10.01.2022.
This tourist season Pelješac Bridge will be open for traffic
The works on Pelješac Bridge will wrap up by the end of the month and the access roads are coming along too, so this tourist season it will be possible to drive across the bridge, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Monday while visiting the site in southern Croatia.
There are ten more days' work on the bridge and a peak traffic test is planned for the end of the month, to be followed by technical checks, he added.
"As announced, the construction of Pelješac Bridge will near completion by the end of January 2022."
He said the construction of access roads by Austria's Strabag and Greece's Avax was "coming along" and that they were expected to "be near completion in May and June," while the completion of a road near Ston "should follow in early autumn."
"That's what's good at the moment, but this means that it will be possible to drive across Pelješac Bridge this tourist season, which means without crossing borders and the congestion in Neum," Plenković said, adding that thereby Croatia was becoming "a propulsive auto destination, which is extremely important in 2022."