With the end of the school year, holidays and vacations for many schoolchildren begin on June 14, so a large number of citizens of the Republic of Croatia, but also many tourists from European countries will combine the Feast of Corpus Christi with the weekend ahead.
Although it is mid-June, the tourist season has already begun, which shows a large number of tourists who are already vacationing in tourist centers on the Adriatic, and most tourist destinations recorded a pre-season growth of 20 percent and also announced that the peak of this season will be 20 to even 30 percent better than last record. Already last week, the first real tourist, there were traffic jams on our highways as well as on local roads to tourist destinations.
HAK says that due to systematic inspections at border crossings, a problem that is still unresolved, longer waits will be expected
HAK traffic forecast
The increase in traffic will be on Wednesday, June 14, during the morning in cities and on suburban roads. In the afternoon, traffic will increase on major roads, especially on A1 Zagreb-Split-Dubrovnik and A6 Rijeka-Zagreb in the direction of the sea, and on A3 Bregana-Zagreb-Lipovac in the direction of the east and border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, on border crossings in Istria (Kaštel and Plovanija) and on the Istrian Y.
Due to occasional, targeted border controls when traffic is increased, longer waits are possible at certain border crossings with Slovenia, BiH, Serbia and Hungary. We ask all drivers for patience and understanding.
In addition to Wednesday, June 14, increased traffic will be during the afternoon on Friday, June 16 and during Saturday, June 17. On Sunday, June 18, we expect a larger number of vehicles in the inland direction, and the densest traffic will be on the A1 Zagreb-Split-Dubrovnik, A6 Rijeka-Zagreb, A3 Bregana-Lipovac and on the Istrian Y. Waiting will be at the border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia at the entrance to the country (Slavonski Brod, Županja, Stara Gradiška, Maljevac, Bajakovo…).
There will also be traffic jams on the Lika highway (DC1), the Adriatic highway (DC8), on Krk and the Krk bridge near tourist centers on the coast, and in ferry ports and harbors. Due to increased traffic, there will be traffic jams on the A2 Zagreb-Macelj motorways between the Jankomir and Zaprešić junctions and on the A4 Goričan-Zagreb junction at the Kraljevečki Novaki junction, where the road is narrowed.
State roads through Lučko (DC1) and Posedarje (DC8 - Jadranska magistrala) are closed and bypasses are being driven.