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D9 is a state road connecting Metković border crossing to Čapljina and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and D8 state road south of Opuzen.[maps 1] The road is 10.9 km (6.8 mi) long.[1]

D9 state road shield

D9 state road
Route information
Part of European route E73
Length10.9 km (6.8 mi)
Major junctions
FromMetković border crossing to Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Državna cesta D62.svg D62 in Metković
ToDržavna cesta D8.svg D8 near Opuzen
Major citiesMetković, Opuzen
Highway system
State roads in Croatia
Metković, on the D9 route
The southernmost segment of the D9 route switches to the D8 road

The road also provides connection to A1 motorway Ploče interchange and A10 motorway Kula Norinska interchange via the D62 state road and cities of Metković and Opuzen.

The road, as well as all other state roads in Croatia, is managed and maintained by Hrvatske ceste, a state-owned company.[2]

Traffic volumeEdit

Traffic is regularly counted and reported by Hrvatske ceste, operator of the road.[3] Substantial variations between annual (AADT) and summer (ASDT) traffic volumes are attributed to the fact that the road carries substantial tourist traffic.

D9 traffic volume
Road Counting site AADT ASDT Notes
  D9 6103 Metković 4,974 6,578 Between the border crossing and D62 junction.
  D9 6104 Kula Norinska 9,192 13,498 Adjacent to the L69012 junction.

Road junctions and populated areasEdit

D9 junctions/populated areas
Type Slip roads/Notes
  Metković border crossing to Čapljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  D62 to Vrgorac and A1 motorway Ploče interchange.
Ž6220 to Mlinište.
Ž6219 to Podgradina.
    D8 to Ploče (to the north) and Klek and Dubrovnik (to the south).


  1. ^ Overview map of the D9 (Map). OpenStreetMap. Retrieved February 4, 2014.


See alsoEdit