HOMELAND BRIDGE (Croatian : Domovinski most) is an 840-meter-long
(2,756 ft) bridge over the
Sava River located in southeastern
Croatia . Its administrative location is the city district Peščenica
- Žitnjak . The bridge carries four lanes connecting the Radnička
street between the Petruševec neighborhood in the north and the
Kosnica interchange with the
Zagreb bypass in the south.
The bridge was built in the mid-2000s and opened in the spring of
2007 after numerous delays. It was formally opened by the
Milan Bandić and the Minister of construction Marina
The bridge is a part of a transportation project to improve and widen
the connections of the satellite city
Velika Gorica to Zagreb.
Nevertheless, currently it alone does not achieve this goal, because
the access road (Radnička street) towards it has remained narrow,
pending reconstruction, and the road afterwards leads only towards the
beltway, it does not continue towards Velika Gorica, to the dismay of
local residents. The road is supposed to connect Kosnica and Velika
Gorica and continue southwards along the route of the D31 state road .
The bridge has space reserved on the median for two light railroad
tracks (intended for the proposed line to
Zagreb Airport ). It also
carries the main sewer collector transporting sewage from southern
boroughs to the treatment plant at Žitnjak.
* ^ Ivanov, Davor (2007-05-07). "Domovinski most napokon otvoren!".
Vjesnik (in Croatian). Retrieved 2008-09-27.
* ^ "Homeland bridge finally opened", May 5, 2007, Nova TV
* ^ News bulletin by the local town council of Kosnica, Predrag
Vlašić, president, Glasnik Andautonije, July 2008
* ^ "The bridge that connects
Zagreb to nowhere"