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Ilok–Bačka Palanka Bridge

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Ilok–Bačka Palanka Bridge

The Ilok–Bačka Palanka Bridge crosses the Danube at its 1297th kilometer, connecting the towns of Ilok, Croatia and Bačka Palanka, Serbia. It is the 825 meters long single-carriageway road bridge, built as a box girder construction. It was opened in 1974 as the "25 May" Bridge, named after the birthday of Josip Broz Tito. The bridge was damaged by airplane bombs during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia on 4 April 1999. After reconstruction, it was opened for truck and bus traffic on 30 April 2002.

The bridge is a border crossing itself, and there is an additional land crossing nearby, towards the village of Neštin in the west. It is the terminal point of the Croatian D2 road and a part of Serbian road M18.

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Ilok–Bačka Palanka Bridge Wikipedia


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