Will the new Danube bridge be called Jarovský or Lužný?

Final vote to name the new Danube bridge will be completed by the end of this week.

The new bridge over the Danube.The new bridge over the Danube. (Source: Source: Courtesy of D4/R7 Construction)

Voting for the final name of the new three-km-long bridge over the Danube River, part of the D4/R7 Bratislava bypass, is in the final phase. The Transport Ministry has just launched the final poll on social networks inviting people to vote for the two shortlisted names: Jarovský Most derived from the name of the Bratislava borough near which it stands (Jarovce) or Lužný Most inspired by the type of biotrope in which it stands. i.e. alluvial forests and meadows. The poll will close on Sunday, August 23.

“The name of the bridge is a topic that deserves a broad and honest discussion,” writes Transport Minister Andrej Doležal.

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

Children flying kites in Žilina.

Short stories about 'unicorns' win a prize

Philip Morris has opened an interactive laboratory in Banská Bystrica, and private radio stations will say goodbye to Slovak music.


15. okt
Actor Noël Czuczor portrays Alfréd Wetzler in "The Auschwitz Report".

The Allies knew about Auschwitz atrocities, but they bombed the Bratislava refinery instead

A report about the atrocities written by two Slovaks who escaped the camp was ignored for weeks and months.


13. okt
Cyclists and scooter riders wave their way on Obchodná Street.

How to cycle in the centre of Bratislava

Obchodná Street is one problematic stretch for cyclists in the capital.


14. okt
The Christmas market on Main Square.

In spite of pandemic, Bratislava is preparing for Christmas markets

But there won't be an ice rink in Hviezdoslavovo Square this year.


24 h
Skryť Close ad