SPLIT, 2 February 2022 – The €5.5 million refurbishment of the eastern Knez Domagoj waterfront in the city of Split is almost complete.
The 260-meter-long waterfront has ben widened by 5 and a half metres from 4 metres to now 9 and a half metres. Extra berths for catamarans and boats have also been constructed.
Palm trees line the newly renovated waterfront, with lighting and benches also new editions.
“We are witnessing the project moving forward. I can proudly point out that 150 years since the construction of this coast, which was constructed during the Austro-Hungarian Empire using surplus materials after the construction of the railway notch created this coast, the Port Authority embarked on this project. We applied for European money and got funding. It is important that the entire project has a total value of over 44 million kuna, it will not cost the City of Split and the County not a single kuna, thanks to European money and the Government of the Republic of Croatia,” Vice Mihanović, head of the Split Port Authority, told Dalmacija Danas.
He notes that less than a year since the beginning of the works, the project is coming to an end, which, he points out, is very satisfactory considering the circumstances with the pandemic.
“We are at the end of the revamp; benches and lighting have been installed, communal and horticultural equipment is being provided. After that, we will report the technical inspection, and in maybe a month the east coast waterfront will be ready for use,” Mihanović concluded.