Could Hvar be about to be connected to the mainland?
Meet the new vision for the saving of the Adriatic islands – the Adriatic Tunnel Project – one which will change island life forever if implemented. Whether for better or worse, that is not for me to say, but it would mean my love affair with Jadrolinija would be at an end…
According to the front page of today’s Vecernji List, plans to build a series of inter-connecting tunnels have been presented to the HDZ party and are now en route to Brussels in search of EU funding.
The bit that concerns Hvar the most is a proposed 13km tunnel to Brac from the mainland, followed by a 4km tunnel from Bol to Hvar. as the 13km is quite long and potentially claustrophobic, it is proposed that an artificial island is build halfway.
Your thoughts are welcome – click on the link above to read the article in full (Google Translate is your friend).